Tag Archives: Algeria

Polisario: Algeria, tainted by embezzlement of humanitarian aid

Much of the humanitarian aid granted by the European Union to the Sahrawis living in the Polisario-controlled camps in Tindouf is systematically diverted as soon as it docks at the…

Algeria: Brutal repression of protests against shale gas

The brutal repression of protests and demonstrations against the exploitation of shale gas in the Algerian Sahara prompted the response of opposition parties and NGOs that denounced security forces’ abuses,…

Mauritania: Polisario involved in drug trafficking, humanitarian aid smuggling

The violent clashes that opposed recently the Mauritanian army and armed traffickers, who included Polisario elements, show the extent of the involvement of the Algeria-backed separatist Sahrawi Front in various…

Madrid refuses to recognize Polisario-issued documents

The Spanish Minister of Justice refused to grant Spanish citizenship to young Sahrawis from the Tindouf camps. The refusal has greatly embarrassed the Polisario given the political implications of Madrid’s…

Algeria: AI alarmed by deteriorating human rights situation

Amnesty International deplored the sharp deterioration of the situation of human rights in Algeria and the waves of violence that regularly shake Ghardaia, Touggourt and more generally the Southern parts…