Tag Archives: Algeria

Tindouf: Ross fails to break down Polisario’s sterile intransigence

The UN mediator for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, has again failed to get concessions from the Polisario leaders that remain jammed in their initial positions and oppose a sterile intransigence…

Algeria: HRW Denounces Government’s Reprisal against Amazigh Activists

Human Rights Watch denounced the Algerian government’s crackdown on pro-Amazigh activists, namely Kameleddine Fekhar, and his 24 co-defendants, who all face the same charges, including “participating in a terrorist act…

Google-Maps pressed to delete line separating Morocco from its Sahara

The American search engine “Google Maps” has been pressed by hundreds of Moroccans to delete the demarcation line that separates Morocco from its Sahara on the map it currently displays….

Protest in Tindouf: UNHCR to the rescue

A delegation of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) visited the Tindouf camps at the request of the UN to take the pulse of the protesters who have been expressing…

Slavery: USA points the finger at Algeria  

The just released US State Department 2015 report on slavery and human trafficking in the world ranks Algeria at the bottom of the standings while it notes that the situation…