Monthly Archives: June 2007

Motion adopted at Unions NSW Council meeting on 28/06/07

“Unions NSW expresses its support and solidarity with the Saharawi people in their struggle for freedom and independence. Unions NSW, strongly condemns the gross violations of human rights carried out by the Moroccan regime against Saharawis, including students, workers and human rights activists in the occupied areas.
http://www.upes.org/body1_eng.asp?field=sosio_eng&id=352
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Geelong Advertiser article ‘Africa’s last colony still exploited’

Malainin Lakhal’s article was published in the Geelong Advertiser on 20 June 2007.   “Australians are receiving, without knowing it, `stolen’ goods from Western Sahara, Africa’s last colony. 
Three Australian fertiliser companies, Incitec Pivot, CSBP and Impact, are importing phosphate from Western Sahara, ….
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Malainin Lakhal’s Australian tour continues….

This week in Canberra a seminar will be held at the Australia National University Law School on Friday 22 June at 11 am, details: http://awsa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/lakhal_syd_12june.pdf

Malainin continues to update the website of his Union of Saharawi Journalists and Writers (UPES) with reports on his meetings in Australia, see: http://www.upes.org/default_eng.asp. He will return to Melbourne at the end of July, 25 July-4 August.