Open letter to UN Security Council members

The following letter was sent to the members of the UN Security Council on behalf of Saharawi civil society organizations – both in the refugee camps and occupied territory – as well as international activist groups and NGOs.   On behalf of Saharawi civil society organizations – both in the refugee camps and occupied territory – Read more about Open letter to UN Security Council members[…]

WSAF stands in solidarity with imprisoned Sahrawi hunger strikers

WSAF is very concerned about the health of 17 Sahrawi university students currently on hunger strike in the Moroccan prison of Oudaya. The 17 are amongst a group of Saharawi students arrested on 29 January after participating in education protests in Agadir and Marrakech. The Moroccan authorities have accused the students of the murder of Read more about WSAF stands in solidarity with imprisoned Sahrawi hunger strikers[…]

UN debate MINURSO this week

The UN Security Council will start debating MINURSO on Tuesday before the vote on Thursday. It’s time for one final push! If you haven’t done already please email and/or phone the UNSC members. We understand phone calls in particular really make an impression on the UNSC. Contacts are available here.   The Secretary General’s report makes Read more about UN debate MINURSO this week[…]

WSAF 2016 Briefing

The routine violation of human rights continues to be inflicted upon the indigenous people of Western Sahara. This should not be tolerated by an international community of nations that has made extraordinary progress towards giving all the opportunity of a life of dignity and security in recent decades. WSAF aims to help the trend towards Read more about WSAF 2016 Briefing[…]