Arrow Left Arrow Right Camera icon set icon set Ellipsis icon set Facebook Favorite Globe Hamburger List Mail Map Marker Map Microphone Minus PDF Play Print RSS Search Share Trash Twitter Video Camera Youtube

Western Sahara

CrisisWatch Western Sahara

Unchanged Situation

Moroccan FM Bourita 3 July said at country’s first African Union (AU) summit since rejoining bloc that he was “very satisfied” that AU had agreed to let UN lead attempts to resolve Western Sahara conflict. Rabat Court of Appeals 19 July sentenced 23 Sahrawi civilians to prison terms ranging from two years to life over killing of eleven members of Moroccan security forces after they dismantled Gdim Izik camp in contested Western Sahara in Nov 2010.

Continue reading

Reports & Briefings

Western Sahara: The Cost of the Conflict

Western Sahara: The Cost of the Conflict

Also available in العربية, Español, Français and other languages
Western Sahara: Out of the Impasse

Western Sahara: Out of the Impasse

Latest Updates

Western Sahara: The Cost of the Conflict

The Western Sahara conflict is both one of the world’s oldest and one of its most neglected.

Also available in العربية, Español, Français and other languages

Western Sahara: Out of the Impasse

The combination of Morocco’s recent proposal of a “Sahara autonomous region”, the Polisario Front’s counter-proposal of independence with guarantees for Moroccan interests and the UN Security Council’s 30 April resolution calling for direct negotiations between the parties – due to begin on 18 June – has been hailed as a promising breakthrough in the protracted Western Sahara dispute.