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Western Sahara


AU brushes aside colonialism under its nose
The European Union is veering toward condoning colonialism. Worse, the African Union hardly notices. Meanwhile, the United Nations limps in pursuit of Morocco-occupied Western Sahara’s de-colonisation.
Swedish MPs demands stopping EU agreement with Morocco
Several Swedish parliamentarians from one of the parties in the Swedish government, have motioned that the Swedish Government should work to prevent the EU from signing any new agreements or agreements of advanced status with Morocco "as long as the country occupies Western Sahara".
SA labour protests Western Sahara inclusion in EU-Morocco deal
A global protest campaign, contesting occupied Western Sahara’s inclusion in a Morocco-European Union (EU) free trade deal is gaining momentum. Today, South Africa’s dominant labour union COSATU told the EU it was breaking international law by its planned inclusion of the territory.
Saharan fish and the EU
The EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership Agreement is similar to a host of deals being signed down the West African coast, allowing European fishing access to African waters to make up for the over-fishing of European waters in recent decades. But this deal has one exception: it will allow EU boats to fish in the illegally occupied water of a country which the West has done its best to forget.
Adoption par les députés marocains de l’accord de libre-échange avec les Etats-Unis
L’accord de libre-échange conclu entre le Maroc et les Etats-Unis en 2004 a été adopté le 13 janvier à Rabat par la Chambre des députés.
Zollick letter on territorial coverage of US-Morocco FTA
"The FTA will cover trade and investment in the territory of Morocco as recognized internationally, and will not include Western Sahara."