ARSO (Association de soutien à un référendum libre et régulier au Sahara Occidental) The more or less official homepage of the international solidarity movement for Western Sahara. The pages contains all kinds of information, the easiest way to find it is through the well-functioning search engine. The pages contain also a good over-view of all the Western Sahara organisations worldwide. www.arso.org
Western Sahara Resource Watch A network organisation with members in more than 30 countries, researching the foreign business interests in occupied Western Sahara. www.wsrw.org
MINURSO (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) The UN operation is established to carry out the referendum in Western Sahara. It contains a lot of info about the conflict, about the work of MINURSO, links to UN resolutions etc. www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/minurso
Sandblast Fantastic photos, music and background info, made by the Support Committee's friends in the UK. Warmly recommended. www.sandblast-arts.org
Zeina -Celebrating the beauty of the Saharawi Culture New blog written by two Sahrawi girls in the US. About culture and the struggle for independence. http://saharawiyazeina.blogspot.com/
SAIH The Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund (SAIH) is a member organisation of the Norwegian Support Committee. SAIH has supported the liberation of African colonies since the 60s, and has over the last decade worked a lot with the Western Sahara issue. www.saih.no
The Norwegian Council for Africa A membership based information and solidarity organisation for Africa. The Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara is a member of the Council. www.afrika.no
The Rafto Foundation The Bergen based Thorolf Rafto's Foundation for Human Rightsawarded in 2002 its annual prize to the Sahrawi human rights activist Sidi Mohammed Daddach. Since then, the foundation has been an important partner of the human right activists in Western Sahara. www.rafto.no
Fish Elsewhere The campaign Fish Elsewhere! seeks to stop the controversial fisheries agreement that the EU has negotiated with Morocco. The agreement lets European vessels illegally fish the resources offshore occupied Western Sahara. The campaign is carried out by Western Sahara groups in 22 EU states. www.fishelsewhere.eu
ASVDH Run from the occupied territories, the homepages of the The Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State, is a very important source of information regarding the human rights violations committed in Western Sahara. Regularly updated. English and French/Spanish. www.asvdh.net
Since 1975, three quarters of the territory of Western Sahara has been occupied by Morocco. A majority of the population is still living in refugee camps in Algeria. Those who remained in their homeland are subjected to serious harassment from the Moroccan occupiers. For more than 40 years the Sahrawis have been waiting for the fullfilment of their legitimate right to self-determination.
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