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Empowerment and Equality: The Role of Women in the Moroccan Sahara and the Urgent Call for Protection of Sahrawi Women in Tindouf Camps

As a former deputy Minister, I am highly committed to the cause of women’s empowerment and gender equality in Africa, as well as the unity of our Continent. I can testify with pride, that women in the Moroccan Sahara are fully empowered and enjoy all the freedoms provided for by the Moroccan Constitution and international human rights law.


Morocco’s UN Representative debunks the seven founding lies of Algeria’s separatist agenda

Morocco’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Omar Hilale, laid bare, Wednesday before the members of the 4th Committee of the UN General Assembly, the seven founding lies of Algeria’s separatist agenda about Morocco’s Sahara.

“60 years ago, almost to the day and in this same building, Morocco requested, in 1963, the inclusion of the question of what was called, at the time, the Spanish Sahara, on the agenda of the Special Committee on Decolonization, to definitively recover its Saharan provinces”, Hilale recalled.

Did Morocco really share the Sahara with Mauritania?

Colonial powers have often created problems, divisions, and conflicts when they leave an occupied region, rather than exiting cleanly. Since gaining independence, Morocco has consistently claimed sovereignty over the Sahara. This claim was renewed in 1958 and 1959, and Morocco continued to assert its rights in various forums.

In Final Judicial Decision, London Court of Appeal Confirms Irrevocable Rejection of 'Polisario' Petition against Morocco-GB Association Agreement

London - The London Court of appeal irrevocably dismissed, on Thursday, the appeal by the pro-separatist NGO "WSC" against a previous decision by the administrative Court, rejecting its application to reconsider the Association Agreement between Morocco and the United Kingdom.

This third setback since last December for the enemies of Morocco's territorial integrity confirms the validity of the association agreement linking the two countries, which benefits the populations and development of all the Kingdom's regions, from north to south.

Video: Fire at Polisario camps after the attack on the family of MSP leader

"After the incident on Thursday night, in which Polisario militiamen entered the tent of the relatives of the Secretary General of the Sahrawi Movement for Peace (MSP), Hach Ahmed, and attacked one of his nieces and an eighty-year-old diabetic uncle, there was strong general unrest throughout the Dajla camp.

According to sources from the MSP, the residents of the camp, who mostly belong to the Ulad Delim tribe, caused a series of disturbances.

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