Rhodes Journalism Review 27, September 2007
It is difficult to summarise 32 years of occupation, fear, war, exile, human rights violations and lost dreams of the people of Western Sahara, the last colony in Africa…(cont.)
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“International Law and the Question of Western Sahara”
As far as we know it will be the first collective work published in English dealing with the legal aspects of the Western Sahara problem. The book has been put together by IPJET International Platform of Jurists for East Timor and the Institute of Social Sciences in The Hague from papers delivered at a conference there in October 2006.
With postage and packing costs, sale price through AWSA will be approx $25-$35.
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WESTERN SAHARA: AFRICA’S LAST COLONY
Frank Ruddy, U.S. Ambassador (ret.) *Former Deputy Chairman
U.N. Peacekeeping Mission (MINURSO) For Western Sahara
World Affairs Council
Alaska, October 31, 2007 & November 2, 2007
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THIS week campaigners around the world are calling on their governments to back a global ban on lethal cluster bombs. These deadly devices that disperse over vast areas have killed and maimed thousands of innocent civilians. They lie unexploded on the ground long after a conflict has ceased …..(continued)
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UNITED NATIONS, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Western and non-aligned countries disagreed on Friday over rival plans for Western Sahara as the U.N. Security Council sought to spur Morocco and the territory’s independence movement to negotiate seriously.
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Top Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon has ordered the opening of an inquiry into allegations of genocide in the Moroccan occupied Western Sahara.
The Western Saharan plaintiffs are also looking for accountability for the 542 Sahrawis that Morocco ‘disappeared’ during the war with the pro-independence Polisario Front from 1975-1991. (continued)
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