‘Africa’s East Timor – the struggle for self-determination in Western Sahara – Africa’s last colony’
Date: Monday 3rd October
Time: 1:45pm -3pm a
Venue: Victorian Trades Hall – Melbourne
Speakers: Mr. Kamal Fadel, Polisario Representative to Australia and Mr. Sam Wainwright, Fremantle Councillor and Member of the Maritime Union of Australia
A workshop to discuss the question of Western Sahara as part of the International Conference : World at a Crossroads: Climate Change – Social Change Conference II
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Hosted by: AIIAV ACCESS (Australian Institute of International Affairs).
Western Sahara and its Phosphate Rock: is Australia in a Hard Place?
Mr Kamal Fadel, Western Sahara’s representative in Australia, and Mr Tim Robertson SC
Wednesday, 05 October 2011, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
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The Stream, Al Jazeera
Western Sahara’s stalled revolution?
On today’s episode of The Stream, Kamal Fadel joins via Skype to discuss the current status of Western Sahara. Fadel is the Polisario Front representative to Australia and a pro-independence activist.
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Over 60 Sydneysiders attended an evening of film and discussion organised by the Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) in partnership with the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts on Thursday 15 September 2011, under the title, “Western Sahara: The untold story”.
El Problema, a multi-prize winning documentary which tackles the situation of human rights abuses in the occupied areas was screened,
New Internationalist Magazine
Jeremy Corbyn MP and Stefan Simanowitz look at the prospects for a resolution of one of the world’s longest running conflicts.
‘I’ve never felt more optimistic about the possibility for a just resolution of the situation in Western Sahara than I do today,’ former senior British diplomat Carne Ross told a meeting in the House of Commons last week. ….(continued)
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Sydney Film Night,
Australia Western Sahara Association in partnership with the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts presents :
Western Sahara: The untold story
When: Thursday 15 September 2011
Time: 6.00pm for 6.30pm start (finishes 8.30pm)
Where: Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts
The Auditorium, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
$10 ($5 concession)
Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees, AM, Director Sydney Peace Foundation at the University of Sydney, will introduce El Problema documentary.
Directed by Jordi Ferrer and Pablo Vidal, Spain 2009, 53 min (Spanish & Arabic with English subtitles)
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