Polisario Front
Brahim Ghali is reelected president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

With 69% of the votes in the 16th Congress of the Polisario Front, Ghali takes on a new three-year mandate, now in the midst of war

Direct from Western Sahara: learn about the struggle of the last colony in Africa

After 30 years of peace, the Polisario Front holds its 16th Congress amidst the war against Morocco’s invasion

Ahead of UN session, Sahrawis recollect decades of betrayal that enabled Moroccan colonization

The UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) became “hostage to the Moroccan authorities,” unable even “to report on the human rights situation in the territory,” said Kamal Fadel, Western Sahara’s representative to Australia and the Pacific  

Right violations and war crimes by Morocco continue in occupied Western Sahara, says CODESA report

CODESA’s first annual report since its formation in 2020 asks the UN and other international organizations to take immediate steps to complete the decolonization process in Western Sahara

Algeria-Spain relations over Western Sahara Algeria to suspend friendship treaty, imports from Spain over Western Sahara

Spain, a former colonial power, decided to recognize to support Morocco’s position on Western Sahara earlier this year going against its long-held stance of backing a UN-led referendum to decide the status of the territory

Mapping Faultlines: Algeria, Spain, Morocco and tussle around natural gas

In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha takes a look at the energy politics in north Africa after Algeria warned Spain against supplying any of its natural gas to Morocco

At least 4 Palestinians killed, dozens arrested by Israeli forces and other stories

Today we look at mass arrests and killings of Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank, the detention of Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, and more

Saharawi people continue decades-long struggle for full freedom

Despite Spain’s betrayal of the Saharawi people and their struggle for self-determination, the people are more determined than ever to continue fighting

Protests erupt against Spanish government’s “betrayal” of Saharawi freedom

The Spanish government recently announced that it recognized Morocco’s plan to integrate Western Sahara as an autonomous territory within their country, going back on its longstanding commitment to push for a self-determination referendum

Hungarian teachers demand better salaries and working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a teachers’ strike in Hungary, threats to trans children’s access to gender-affirming care in the US, and more

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

CODESA Western Sahara CODESA criticizes UN for lack of concrete measures to conduct referendum in Western Sahara

The UNSC recently extended the mandate of the UN mission in Western Sahara for one more year, without taking any concrete measures to force Morocco to conduct a referendum in the territory