WSC Newsletter December 2021 20.12 - 2021 05:45 Update from the Chair | Greenwashing Occupation - WSRW Report | Oppressive Energopolitics | SADR Climate Plan at COP26 | EUCOCO | The Origins of MINURSO | Trade Unions and Western Sahara | War, Nationalism and Conflict Irresolution
WSC Newsletter November 202103.11 - 2021 Security Council Extends MINURSO Mandate | Saharawi people will continue their struggle to defend their right to self-determination | Peace is only possible on basis of respect for international legality | Climate Colonialism and Climate Justice: the Case of Western Sahara | Reflections on Just Transition(s) in North Africa | Songs For Western SaharaRead more
EU Court throws out deal to exploit Western Sahara resources30.09 - 2021 The EU Court yesterday dealt a heavy blow to Morocco by declaring invalid moves to include Western Saharan resources within a trade deal between the EU and Rabat. The court also acknowledged Polisario to be "recognised internationally as a representative of the people of Western Sahara". Read more
We Need You - Write to the UN14.09 - 2021 In the lead-up to the UN Security Council vote on the renewal of the MINURSO mandate at the end of October, we ask our supporters to work with us.Read more
WSC Newsletter July 202102.08 - 2021 Permission for Judicial Review | Controversial Mineral Exploration in Occupied WS | Morocco prepares for illegal mineral exploration | Natural Resources Sovereignty Act | US Exports gas to Occupied WS | Morocco Must Stop Targeting Human Rights Defenders | Imprisoned Activist Held Incommunicado | Human Rights Activist Sulatana Sidbrahim Jaya | National Commission for Prevention of COVID-19Read more
WSCUK granted permission for judicial review 28.06 - 2021 We have been granted permission by the High Court of England and Wales to bring a judicial review against the government’s decision to adopt the UK-Morocco Association Agreement.
WSC Newsletter May 202111.06 - 2021 POLISARIO Holds UN Responsible | International Council for Saharawi Political Prisoner Sultana Khaya Condemns her Torture and Sexual Assault | Morocco Detains UK Citizen in Occupied Western Sahara | UN Confirms Widespread Violations Perpetrated by Morocco | Should Biden Endorse the Decision to Recognise Morocco's Sovereignty over WS | Reversing Course on Western Sahara Serves US National Interest | P for Plunder 2021Read more
WSC Newsletter March 202111.06 - 2021 WSC Challenges UK-Morocco Association Agreement | Polisario Front Optimistic about ECJ Verdict | MPs Avoid Questions | “As-Usual” Attitude Towards Western Sahara Recipe for Disaster | Time for International Reengagement in Western Sahara | UNHRC must dispatch observer mission to occupied Western SaharaRead more
The abject failure of the Security Council to apply the terms of the 1991 Peace Agreement or even to appoint a new and credible special envoy has led to a resumption of war in the Western Sahara. MINURSO has no referendum to organise, no ceasefire to monitor, and its current mandate lacks a human rights function. In the absence of rapid and substantive actions by the Council, MINURSO will be irrelevant to the Saharawi people at a time when repression in the occupied territory is increasing, economic exploitation deepening, and the refugee camps are on a war footing. All this comes amid the Covid crisis.Read more
Joint Statement 21.12 - 2020 Statement on Palestine and Western Sahara posted on 18 December 2020. Palestine Solidarity Campaign | Western Sahara Campaign UK | UNISON | Unite the Union | GMB | NEU
WSC Newsletter January 202121.12 - 2020 A note from our Chair | Trade, Guerguerat and the UK | Amnesty call for Human Rights Monitoring | UNHRC | Aggression | Stories of the Sahara | Four Days in Occupied Western SaharaRead more
WSC Newsletter September 2020 09.11 - 2020 UNSC | Solar plant in WS | Cycling for WS | Companies operating in and produce from WS | CODESA | Guerguerat Border Crossing | Forced Disappearances | Livestock Epidemic
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