For a European Union that respects human rights
Open letter to MEPs on Western Sahara
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Dear Member of the European Parliament,
Next Wednesday you will be asked to vote on the proposal for a commercial agreement between the EU and Morocco.
We, as representatives of the movement of solidarity with the Saharawi people, would like to share ...
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It is, ...
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