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2014-10-24 A Look At Morocco's Fight Against Cancer
[Moroccan American Center]October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the US and around the world; and while the pink ribbon is less ubiquitous abroad than here in the States, the movement has gained significant global momentum, including in Morocco.

2014-10-24 Diplomat Abba Malainin Discusses Saharawi Human Rights With Amnesty International Officials
[SPS]POLISARIO Representative in Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, on Thursday held talks with Mr. Joakim Lundström, Political Advisor and Team leader Policy at Amnesty International - Denmark branch.

2014-10-23 Italian Senators Adopt Two Motions of Support to Western Sahara
[Algerie Presse Service]Rome -Two motions of support for the Saharawi cause were adopted by the Upper House of the Italian Republic, according to the resolutions published in Rome by the institution.

2014-10-23 RFK Center Denounces Death After Torture of Sahrawi Activist in Moroccan Prison
[Algerie Presse Service]Washington -The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center) denounced in a statement the acts of torture inflicted on a Sahrawi detained in a Moroccan jail, causing his death.

2014-10-23 Saharawi Territories Are Contaminated With More Than Five Million Anti-Personnel Mines - Ambassador
[SPS]Algiers -Occupied Saharawi territories are contaminated with more than 5 million anti-personnel mines, planted by Moroccan occupying regime, said Tuesday in Algiers Mr. Brahim Ghali, Ambassador of the Saharawi Republic (SADR) in Algiers.

2014-10-23 Human Rights Council Strengthened By Strong Supporters of Saharawi People
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -Human Right Council of the United Nations has been strengthened by new Member States, who are staunch supporters and advocates for the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and freedom.

2014-10-23 HM the King Lays Foundation Stone of Center for Research, Development and Innovation in Engineering Sciences
[MAP]Casablanca -HM King Mohammed VI laid on Wednesday the foundation stone of the Grand Casablanca center for research, development and innovation in engineering sciences.

2014-10-23 HM the King Lays Foundation Stone of Socio-Cultural Centre in Bouskoura
[MAP]Casablanca -HM King Mohammed VI laid on Wednesday in Bouskoura, outskirts of Casablanca, the foundation stone of a socio-cultural centre, a project to be carried out as part of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH).

2014-10-23 Codesa Meets Representatives of U.S. Embassy in Rabat
[SPS]El AaiĂșn -A delegation of the Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA) on Wednesday evening held talks in El AaiĂșn, capital of Western Sahara, with the Political Adviser and his deputy at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat.

2014-10-23 Polisario Representative Received At Danish Social Democratic Party
[SPS]Copenhagen -POLISARIO Representative in Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, on Wednesday received at the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party of Denmark by Mr. Simon Redder, International Secretary and International Consultant.

2014-10-22 Moroccans Criticise Healthcare Progress
[Magharebia]Rabat -The Moroccan healthcare sector is being heavily criticised by members of the public who want care to be fair and balanced for all, regardless of income.

2014-10-23 Slovenia Renews Support to Self-Determination of Saharawi People
[SPS]Ljubljana -Chairman of the Slovenian Parliament's External Relations Committee, Jozef Horvat, reaffirmed his country's support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, voicing support to UN-led mediation to find a peaceful solution to the conflict if Western Sahara.

2014-10-23 Murcia University Organizes Days of Solidarity With Saharawi People
[SPS]Murcia (spain) -Polisario Front Representation in collaboration with the University of Murcia will organize the 3rd edition of the days of solidarity with the Saharawi people, in the period from 28 until 31 October 2014.

2014-10-22 RFK Center Concerned Over Death of Saharawi Political Prisoner
[SPS]Washington DC -Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights has expressed concern over the death and unauthorized burial of the Saharawi political prisoner, Hassana El-Ouali, while in custody.

2014-10-21 German Association Condemns Continuous Human Rights Violations in Occupied Western Sahara
[SPS]Berlin -The German association, Liberty for Western Sahara, has condemned the continuous violations of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, in a statement Sunday.

2014-10-21 Redefining Global Partnerships At the Atlantic Dialogues
[Moroccan American Center]Beginning Friday, October 24, The Atlantic Dialogues will bring together more than 350 leaders from the public and private sectors in Marrakesh for three intense days of informal, open discussions on issues affecting countries that border the Atlantic Ocean - Europe, North and South America, the Caribbean, and Africa. The event is jointly hosted by the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States and the OCP Policy Center, a think tank supp

2014-10-20 Tension Rises With Morocco
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Morocco's Chargé d'Affaires in Algiers was summoned Sunday to the ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was received by the secretary general, Abdelhamid Senouci Bereksi, over the verbal escalation by senior Moroccan officials against Algeria, a ministry's statement has said.

2014-10-22 Zim Date Morocco, Iran
[The Herald]YOUNG Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa believes his side will get a real chance to gauge their strength and character when Zimbabwe face much tougher tasks against Morocco and Iran in international friendlies aimed at building a strong All-Africa Games and Olympics squad. Zimbabwe have resolved to use the Under-23 players as part of a long term project to rebuild the Warriors and Pasuwa's charges have already played Botswana and Swaziland losing 1-0 to the Zebras in Gaborone before upstaging Sihlangu 2-0 in

2014-10-21 Adala UK Urges EU to Hold Morocco to Account for Human Rights Abuses
[SPS]London -The UK-based non-governmental organization, Adala, has called upon the European Union (EU) to hold the Kingdom of Morocco to account for its human rights violations against the Saharawi people.

2014-10-21 Terror Threats Hit Moroccan Tourism
[Magharebia]Casablanca -This is a tough time for tourism, which is regarded as one of the most important sectors of the Moroccan economy.

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