western sahara

Morocco is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability which was adopted in 2006 and ratified by Morocco in 2009. Despite this, Saharawis with disabilities suffer doubly as a result of the Morrocan occupation of Western Sahara, not only through routine human rights violations...

  Since the illegal invasion of Western Sahara by the Kingdom of Morocco in 1975, the country’s indigenous Saharawi people have endured a large scale of human rights violations which affect all areas of their life: freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, freedom of movement, the right to...

Saharawi Women

Saharawi women are extremely well-respected in their society and enjoy equal rights to men. A large number of them are leaders of NGOs and other social and human rights associations. Like all Saharawi in the occupied territories they also suffer from the political, social and economic apartheid.   Their participation...

  Soldiers, police officers, demonstrations and attacks are recurrent themes in Saharawi children’s drawings. A child’s drawing, as a spontaneous expression, represents a child’s thought processes and its perceptions of the world around it.   Fear and sadness which children transmit through their creativity are a reflection on the systematic...

Western Sahara Legal Status

In 1963 Western Sahara was listed as a non-self-governing territory by the United Nations. In 1966 the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted its first resolution2 on the territory, urging Spain to organise, as soon as possible and under UN supervision, a referendum on self- determination. In 1975, the International Court of...

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