Norway Foreign Minister raised Western Sahara rights with France 19.03 - 2015 03:05 The Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs this week discussed the mandate of the UN mission in Western Sahara with the French Minister of Foreign Affairs. It is France which every year prevents the UN force in the territory to monitor human rights.
UN nutrition study reveals Saharawi kids malnourished23.11 - 2014 A UN study completed this year investigated the nutritional status in the Western Sahara refugee camps in Algeria. The study found that 7,6 percent of children are acutely malnourished, 16,7 percent are underweight, and 25.2 suffer from stunting. [Updated article]Read more
Nordic Youth Council asks for human rights in Western Sahara 09.04 - 2014 The meeting of the Nordic Youth Council in Reykjavik 6 April 2014 demanded from the Nordic governments to take a joint initiative for Human Rights in the UN operation in Western Sahara. Particularly, they urge the Nordic governments to put pressure on Paris.
FO students request Norwegian politicians to mobilize for the Sahrawis20.11 - 2013 EU is about to enter into a new fishing agreement with Morocco, which is contrary to international law because Western Sahara is not excluded. The Norwegian Union of Social Educators and Social Workers (FO) students' congress this weekend requested Norwegian politicians to talk some sense into the EU parliamentarians. Read more
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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