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Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW)
The WSRW is an international network of organisations and activists researching and campaigning the companies working for Moroccan interests in occupied Western Sahara

Organization for Statehood & Freedom (OSF)
The Organization for Statehood and Freedom seeks to support stateless people, and particularly  the Saharawis, by building political support for and action to support universal  principles of independence and self-rule among the international community

Sahara Update
News service provided by the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara

Facts about Western Sahara
Detailed map, government, religion, languages, education, health care, topography, climate, natural resources, economy

ARSO – Association supporting a Free and Fair Referendum in Western Sahara
Latest news on events in and concerning Western Sahara

ASVDH – Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State
The El-Ayoun-based ASVDH, founded by former political prisoners and victims of forced disappearance, is a human rights-monitoring organization

Illegal EU-Moroccan Fisheries Agreement
The legal case, including comment by Hans Corell, Under-Secretary for Legal Affairs to the President of the Security Council

Oil and gas exploration
Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic Oil and Gas Exploration 2005/2006 Licensing Round

Western Sahara
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

MINURSO: UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
Background to MINURSO and key reports

Sandblast – Voices and visions from Western Sahara
Sandblast is a UK human rights charity promoting the voices and visions of the indigenous Saharawi from Western Sahara through the arts

Western Sahara Campaign UK
The role of Western Sahara Campaign UK is to lobby the UK Government and the EU to ensure the UK does not ignore the voice of the Saharawi people


The Green March, 6 November 1975

Madrid Accords, 1975

Framework agreement on the Status of Western Sahara, 2001(Baker Plan I)

Peace plan for self-determination of the people of Western Sahara, 2003 (Baker Plan II)


Western Sahara: War, Nationalism and Conflict Irresolution, Stephen Zunes & Jacob Mundy (2010) Syracuse University (ISBN 0-8156-3219-3)

Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa’s Last Colony?, Toby Shelley (2004) Zed Books (ISBN 1-84277-341-0)

Western Sahara: The Roots of a Desert War, Tony Hodges (1983), Lawrence Hill Books (ISBN 0-88208-152-7)

Historical Dictionary of Western Sahara, Anthony G. Pazzanita and Tony Hodges (1994), Scarecrow Press (ISBN 0-8108-2661-5)

Western Sahara: Anatomy of a Stalemate, Erik Jensen (2005), International Peace Studies (ISBN 1-58826-305-3)

International Law and the Question of Western Sahara, edited by Karin Arts & Pedro Pinto Leite. (2007)

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