Sahara Rise, International conference on civil resistance, February 25th-27th, 2018
- Sahara Rise Sahara en Pie Sahara Debout الصحراء تنتفض
After 42 years of occupation, the Saharawi people are facing a possible momentum in their call for freedom. The eventual transformation of this conflict of international dimensions depends on the collaboration of Saharawi organizations, groups and ...
Eurostat urged to correct map limiting borders of Western Sahara to liberated territories
- Sahara Press Service (SPS ) وكالة الأنباء الصحراوية (واص)
Brussels, Jan 21, 2018 (SPS) - MEPs Bodil Valero and Florent Marcellesi urged the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) to correct a world map on its database on intra and extra-community trade (Comext) that limits the borders of Western Sahara to ...
"It smelled of tear gas, love and revolution": Tunisia, 7 years after
Retrospective and testimonials
- Jenny Tsiropoulou Τζένη Τσιροπούλου - Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Taking the pulse
When I landed in Tunisia in May 2014, I did not know what to expect. The country was an Eastern holiday resort for many Greeks, up until before the economic crisis. But, for the majority, it appeared on our map to stay on the 17th of ...
235 dead, 109 injured in deadliest militant attack in Egyptian history
- Mourad Higazy مراد حجازي
At least 235 people have been killed and 109 injured in a militant attack targeting a mosque in North Sinai on Friday afternoon, according to figures released by Egypt’s Public Prosecution, making this the deadliest militant attack in Egyptian ...
Egypt is in danger of becoming a failed state—and western leaders are mishandling the crisis
- Robert Springborg
Propping up president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s regime is not the way forward
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the former general and head of military intelligence groomed by President Mubarak’s Minister of Defense to succeed him in that vital portfolio, ...
Bottling at the phosphate dock in El Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara
- Équipe Média Sahara Media Team ايكيب ميديا
In a few days, at the beginning of October, more than 100,000 tons of Sahrawi phosphates will have been shipped away from the colonized territory. The phosphates were extracted and sold by the occupier, Morocco, for his own benefit. In September, ...
Egypt: Torture Epidemic May Be Crime Against Humanity
- Human Rights Watch هيومن رايتس ووتش
Beatings, Electric Shocks, Stress Positions Routinely Used Against Dissidents
(Beirut) – Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s regular police and National Security officers routinely torture political detainees with techniques ...
Egypt: Lawyer Ibrahim Metwally Hegazy, founder of Association of the Families of the Disappeared, kidnapped at Cairo Airport and taken to State Security Prosecution
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
Lawyer Ibrahim Abdel Moneim Metwally Hegazy, one of the founders of the Association of the Families of the Disappeared, disappeared from Cairo International Airport on Sunday as he was preparing to depart on a flight to Geneva to attend a session of ...
Notes from Morocco
- Vijay Prashad
Not far from Rabat’s train station, a small group of protesters hold Moroccan flags and banners as they chant for their lives. They are a family of farmers who have lost their land. These are rebels in the name of the King, to whom they plead ...
UN committee calls torture in Egypt a systemic practice
- Mada Masr مدى مصر
The UN Committee Against Torture describes abuse of human rights in Egypt as routine practice in an annual report presented to the UN General Assembly. The report revealed the results of a five-year investigation launched in 2012 following complaints ...