Western Sahara
Prison term for insulting monarchy Morocco Moroccan man sentenced to five years in prison for criticizing normalization of ties with Israel

Despite widespread protests, the Moroccan government normalized its relations with Israel in December 2020 under the so-called Abraham Accords sponsored by the US  

Israel recognizes Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara Israel recognizes Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara

Israel is now among the handful of countries which have extended their recognition to the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. It follows in the footsteps of the US which did so during the presidency of Donald Trump in 2020

Israeli speaker visits Morocco Moroccans protest Israeli speaker’s visit

Protesters called on the Moroccan government to cut all ties with the apartheid state immediately. The Moroccan government normalized ties with Israel in 2020 as part of the Abraham Accords

CODESA protests CODESA claims EU commission faked consultations with rights groups on trade deals with Morocco

CODESA claims that the European Commission falsely claimed that it consulted Sahrawi rights groups for a report on the Free Trade Agreement and Fisheries Agreement with Morocco. The agreement was struck down by a court in 2021 for its failure to consider the views of the people of Western Sahara

Se intensifica la lucha por la liberación del Sáhara Occidental

Los combates entre el Ejército de Liberación del Pueblo Saharaui y las fuerzas de ocupación marroquíes se han intensificado en los últimos días.

Struggle for liberation of Western Sahara intensifies

Fighting between the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army and Moroccan occupying forces has intensified in recent days

Africa’s forgotten colony in the Sahara

Morocco and its international backers exploit the resource-rich Western Sahara as the Sahrawi people eke out an existence in refugee camps

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  

Kenya relations with Western Sahara Morocco fails to get Kenyan endorsement for its colonial occupation of Western Sahara

A Kenyan foreign ministry communique has clarified that the announcement made on Twitter by newly elected President Willian Ruto on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and had no bearing on the country’s foreign policy

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

Moroccans protest Israeli military chief’s visit and deepening of Morocco–Israel ties

Activists demonstrated against Israeli military chief of staff Aviv Kochavi’s visit, which comes a month after Israeli military observers participated in a US-led exercise in Morocco

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