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2015-04-01 Morocco Works On Balancing Security and Democracy
[Moroccan American Center] Political Space Defined by Addressing Reforms and Safety Issues

2015-04-02 Algeria, South Africa 'Concerned' With Deterioration of Humanitarian Situation in Western Sahara
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and South Africa expressed their "concern" with the deterioration of the humanitarian situation and the illegal exploitation of natural resources in Western Sahara, said a joint communiqué released Wednesday following South African President Jacob Zumba's State visit to Algeria, at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

2015-04-01 Morocco News Agency Signs Cooperation Agreements With Four News Agencies
[LINA] The Morocco News Agency (MAP)today signedpartnership agreements intended to strengthen its cooperation with four African news agencies which are members of the Rabat-based Federation of Atlantic African Press Agencies (FAAPA).

2015-04-01 UN Should Assume Its Responsibility
[SPS] Boujdour (Refugee Camps) -The United Nations should assume its responsibility by forcing "the recalcitrant party (Morocco) to abide by Western Sahara decolonization in accordance of the international law," said Friday the Sahrawi coordinator with MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara), M'hamed Kheddad.

2015-04-01 Japanese Parliamentarians Support UN Efforts to Hold Self-Determination Referendum in Western Sahara
[SPS] Tokyo -Members of different parties in Japan have expressed support to the efforts of the United Nations for the organization of the referendum on self-determination of the Sahrawi people.

2015-04-01 Sahrawi Foreign Minister Welcomes AU's Decision to Relaunch Western Sahara Decolonization Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Sahrawi Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek welcomed Tuesday, in Algiers, the "historic and crucial" decision of the African Union (AU) to relaunch the decolonization process of Western Sahara, Africa's last colony.

2015-04-01 In Morocco, Inspiring Others With Harm Reduction Work Among Injecting Drug Users
[GFO] The country is a regional role model for an innovative approach to the twin threat of HIV infection and intravenous drug use

2015-04-01 Sahrawi Government Calls UNSC to Support AU Decisions for the Decolonization of Western Sahara
[SPS] Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps) -The Government of the SADR and the Polisario Front has called on the United Nations Security Council to support the decisions of the African Union, in its capacity as the first partner of the United Nations in the peace process in Western Sahara, said Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek in a press conference in Algiers.

2015-03-31 Saharawi Human Rights Activist Aminetu Haidar Calls for Respect of Sahrawi Rights
[SPS] Washington (usa) -Saharawi human rights activist Aminetu Haidar has called on the Security Council to assume its responsibilities through expanding the prerogatives of MINURSO to include monitoring, protection and reporting about the situation of human rights in occupied Western Sahara.

2015-03-30 Communiqué of Peace and Security Council of the AU On the Situation in Western Sahara
[African Union] The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 496th meeting held on 27 March 2015, adopted the following decision on the situation in Western Sahara:

2015-03-31 New Zealand TV Highlights National Campaign "No to Plunder of Natural Resources of Western Sahara"
[SPS] Melbourne (australia) -The New Zealand television highlighted Sunday in its news the latest protests of the Saharawi people against the involvement of foreign companies complicit with the Moroccan occupation in the plunder of Sahrawi natural resources.

2015-03-31 Khadad Denies Moroccan Alleged Proposals for Settlement of Western Sahara Conflict
[SPS] Shaheed Elhafed (refugee Camps) -Frente Polisario Coordinator with MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) M'hamed Khadad has denied there are new proposals for the settlement of the Saharawi conflict, adding that "Moroccan media's allegations in this respect are unfounded."

2015-03-31 Sadr Urges UN, AU to Set Date for Referendum in Western Sahara
[SPS] Addis Ababa (ethiopia) -The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Salek, urged the United Nations and the African Union to quickly set a date for the holding of a referendum on self-determination of the Saharawi people, as (UN-AU) the guarantors of the implementation of the settlement plan accepted by both parties to the conflict (the Polisario Front and Morocco).

2015-03-31 Western Sahara - AU PSC Request UN SC to "Make Every Effort to Expedite" Process of Decolonization
[SPS] Addis Ababa -The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has asked the United Nations Security Council (UN) to "make every effort to expedite the process of decolonization of Western Sahara ", indicated Saturday a communiqué of the organization.

2015-03-31 Morocco Bans Two Norwegian Activists From Visiting Occupied City of Dakhla
[SPS] Dakhla (Occupied Territories) -The Moroccan occupation authorities prevented two Norwegian activists from traveling to the occupied city of Dakhla without providing convincing reasons for this prohibition.

2015-03-31 A Page in U.S.-Moroccan Military History - Interview With Us Air Force Navigator Bob Brown
[Moroccan American Center] Morocco and the United States have a long history of military cooperation. One might even argue that it was security concerns that first initiated the more than 200-year-old relationship: the newly-independent colonies, having lost the protection of the British naval fleet, turned to the Kingdom of Morocco for protection from the Barbary pirates, who threatened US ships in the Mediterranean Sea.

2015-03-30 AU Maintains Its Principled Position On Sahrawi People's Right to Self-Determination
[SPS] Addis Ababa - The African Union (AU) affirmed that it maintains its principled position on the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and the decolonization of Western Sahara, said an AU's communiqué released on Thursday.

2015-03-30 Sahrawi Women "Committed" to Continuing Their Struggle for Self-Determination
[SPS] Boujdour (refugee Camps) -The Sahrawi women reaffirmed Thursday their commitment to continuing their struggle for the self-determination and independence of their country.

2015-03-30 World Social Forum - Algerian Delegation Organizes a March in Support of Struggle of Saharawi, Palestinian People
[SPS] Tunis -The Algerian delegation participating in the World Social Forum (WSF) in Tunis organized Thursday at Ferhat Hachad University Complex that houses the event, a march in support of the struggle of the Saharawi and Palestinian peoples.

2015-03-30 AU Maintains Its Principled Position On Sahrawi People's Right to Self-Determination
[Algerie Presse Service] Addis Ababa -The African Union (AU) affirmed that it maintains its principled position on the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and the decolonization of Western Sahara, said an AU's communiqué released on Thursday.

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