Western Sahara: the EU should reconsider its fisheries agreement with Morocco


A woman holds a little girl and a flag of the partially recognised state of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) as she participates in a protest against alleged violations of human rights at Western Sahara, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife island, the Canaries, Spain, 19 July 2014. Hundreds of Spanish families house Saharawi childrens in summer so as to take them during two months out of their refugee camps near the Algerian town of Tindouf at to provide them medical examinations and nutritional analysis.

Moroccan fishing zone needs to be defined by coordinates, not just loose terms

In his latest report on the situation concerning Western Sahara, dated 10 April 2014, the Secretary-General of the United Nations observes that, in the light of the presence of Western Sahara on the list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1963, the efforts of the United Nations, through the work of his Personal Envoy, his Special Representative and the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), will remain highly relevant until its final status is established. If...

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