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Morocco Makes Major Human Rights Advances under Reign of King Mohammed VI

Since his enthronement in 1999, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has always insisted on the respect of human rights, the individual & collective freedoms through the major reforms launched in the…

Sahara-UN-Mediation: Horst Köhler visits Rabat before trip to Laayoune & Dakhla

The Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, is visiting Morocco this Wednesday (June 27), as part of his second tour in the region, which took…

Spain/Sahara: Ana Palacio accuses the Polisario of “undermining UN efforts”

Former Spanish foreign minister has accused the Polisario leadership and the Algerian regime of undermining the UN efforts to reach a political settlement to the longstanding Western Sahara conflict.  In…

Families of victims of Gdeïm Izik carnage call upon UN Secretary-General

The Association of Families and Friends of the Victims of Gdeïm Izik butchery sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, claiming the right to justice and demanding that…

Sahara-Human Rights: Algerian Claims in Geneva Totally Ignored

Algerian diplomats to the UN in Geneva are feeling blue. On Thursday, they could not hide their bitter disappointment when they realized that the report of the UN Human Rights…