Why a US reversion towards supporting MINURSO could bring liberation and rehabilitation to Western Sahara.
“The Biden administration would be wise to absorb the lessons from Gaza and Ukraine, recognizing that ‘frozen’ conflicts don’t stay frozen forever. A bold and proactive American approach could forestall the onset of another significant conflict. Given the opportunity, the people of Western Sahara might finally complete their protracted march toward peace and autonomy—a journey they embarked upon far too many years ago”
“The probe that would become Qatargate began after Belgium was tipped off by “a trusted European intelligence service” that two Italian members of the European Parliament had been bribed by Moroccan spies to “promote the Kingdom’s interests” in the chamber, according to the first Belgian secret services report of the investigation, obtained by POLITICO. “
Read on in the article attached. Written by Elisa Braun and Barbara Moens.
Written by global energy and sustainability writer Elias Ferrer Breda, the following is an enlightening article covering Moroccan attempts to expand its energy projects in the occupied territory of Western Sahara.
Below is a great introduction to a short series of videos covering the history and illegal occupation of Western Sahara.
“Saharawi Voice is a blog designed to let people know what happened in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, why half of the population lives in refugee campos in southern Algeria and who are the Saharawi people.”
Watch and consider subscribing to this excellent resource.
In Canberra on Thursday, May 25th, three AWSA members and Western Sahara representative to Australia Kamal Fadel were intimidated by Moroccan embassy staff. Kamal Fadel was directly blocked whilst attempting to enter Albert Hall, for an event commemorating the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (now the African Union).
They were officially invited to this event, and had every intention of peacefully attending it. With the help of ambassadors accredited to Australia, all four were safely escorted inside.
The Saharawi struggle for independence against the Moroccan regime is a Pan-Africanist struggle. It is clear that neocolonial occupiers of Western Sahara do not value this principle.
Article from the Guardian (written by Ben Doherty), below: