Links Western Sahara

NEWS (find me on Twitter here)

Sahara Press Service – News from Western Sahara (Twitter)

WRSW– News from Western Sahara Resource Watch (Twitter)

SaharaDoc – Documents about Western Sahara (English)

RASD News – News from Western Sahara

Sahara Voice – YouTube news

Press Resistencia Saharaui – news from Western Sahara

Sahara Update – News from the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara

AFAPREDESA – News from Western Sahara in Arabic (English)

Senia Bachir Abderahman – Twitter

SADR Mission to the AU – News, documents and press releases

RASD TV – TV from the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic

Western Sahara Endgame – Blog on Western Sahara by human rights consultant Charles Liebling

Radio Maizirat – Radio and news from Western Sahara (English)

Diaspora Saharaui – Non-profit organization founded to report about the latest developments in Western Sahara

Futoro Saharaui – Oppositional voices from the camps

Mujerea Saharauis – News about Saharawi Women’s issues

Sahara Occidental – News about Western Sahara

Poemario por un Sahara Libre – News about Western Sahara (English)

Adala UK – Human Rights news about Western Sahara

Sandblast – Voices and visions from Western Sahara

Dessertification – All about drought, desertification and poverty in the dryland

Western Sahara Action Forum – News about Western Sahara

Al Jazeera – News about Western Sahara

The Guardian – News about Western Sahara

ARSO – Links to news and documentation about Western Sahara

UPES – News and reports from Western Sahara (UPES)

UESARIO – Saharawi students’ union

UJSARIO – Saharawi youth league

Tindouf Express – Latest news from Western Sahara (Twitter)

IAJUWS – Legal news from Western Sahara

SaharaLibre – News about Western Sahara (Twitter)

AllAfrica – News from various media about Western Sahara

FishElsewhere – News from the NGO campaign launched to get the EU to desist from fishing in Western Saharan waters

Australia Western Sahara Association – non-profit Association which was set up to raise awareness and promote the Saharawi cause in Australia

VästsaharaAktionen – News and background from the Swedish campaign (in Swedish)

Tidsskriften Västsahara – Magazine about Western Sahara (in Swedish)

Støttekomitteen for Vestsahara– The Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara (in Norwegian)

Sandfast – Blog about Western Sahara (in Norwegian)

Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State – News about Western Sahara

Africa Contact – Free Western Sahara campaign (with articles in Danish and English) and News Letter (in Danish)

Sand & Dust – Perspectives on Western Sahara from Nick Brooks

Emmanaus– About Western Sahara (in Swedish)

Western Sahara Human Rights Watch – Solidarity group

Saharawis hit by European Crisis – Website about WS made by two Danish journalism students (contains video and photos from the camps)

Strategy Conflict Resolution Group – Western Sahara project

Moroccan Association of Human Rights

Danish Embassy – Morocco

UK Embassy – Morocco

US Embassy – Morocco

Minurso – UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara


We are Saharawis, BBC documentary, 2008

Tensions in Western Sahara, Al Jazeera report, 2010

Interviews with Saharawi activist Bouamoud Mohamed about torture, intifada, and Agadeim Izik.

Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic 35th anniversary celebrations, 27th and 28th of February 2011

Dromedarerne i djævelens have, Danish documentary, 2011

Gdeim Izik – The Sahrawi Resistance Camp – Documentary about Gdeim Izik

Children of the clouds – Documentary from El Aaiun by Carlos Gonzalez, 2007

La Badil – Documentary about Gdeim Izik and occupied Sahara by Dominic Brown

Al Khadra: Poet of the dessert – Al Jazeera documentary

Western Sahara: the world’s forgotten refugees – The Guardian

Western Sahara: who benefits from exporting fish and phosphates? – The Guardian

In Western Sahara – a forgotten struggle – The Washington Post

EU, fiskene og det glemte folk (part 2)- with Senia Bachir-Abderahman and Abba Malainin

Sons of the clouds – Documentary by Javier Bardem

The Sahara’s forgotten war – Vice News

Strife in the Sahara – Washington Post

Morocco’s offshore oil dispute – BBC News

Refugees for nearly 40 years consider return to conflict – Washington Post

Could war come back to Western Sahara? – Washington Post

Western Sahara – UN TV

Sahara Voice – YouTube news


UN resolutions on Western Sahara

UN Secretary general Reports on Western Sahara

UN Documents on Minurso

UNHCR reports on Western Sahara

World Food Programme – Algeria and Western Sahara

International Court of Justice advisory opinion on Western Sahara

Summary of the International Court of Justice advisory opinion on Western Sahara

Hans Correll’s UN Opinion from 2002 concerning Western Saharan resources

European Parliament Legal Opinion from 2009 concerning the illegality of selling Western Sahara’s resources

UN Charter article 73, on non-self governing territories

EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership Agreement

Swedish Legal Analysis on Fisheries Agreement

Moroccan Initiative for Western Sahara – Autonomy plan and Polisarios proposal


Saharawis: Poor people in a rich country, Saharawi Natural Resources Watch

A possibility of hope (about mass graves in Western Sahara) – Hegoa

Freedom House 2016 report

Human Rights Watch Report 2016 Morocco/Western Sahara

Gdeim Izik report – CODAPSO

Protracted Saharawi displacement, Refugee Studies Centre, 2011

Morocco/Western Sahara report,  Amnesty International, 2016

Report on Legal Issues involcved in the Western Sahara Dispute: Use of Natural Resources, New York City Bar, Committee on United Nations, 2011

RFK Center Report 2011 on Human Rights abuses in Western Sahara

U.S. Department of State Human Rights Report on Western Sahara 2012

Human Rights in Western Sahara and in the Tindouf Refugee Camps, Human Rights Watch 2008

Western Sahara: The cost of the conflict, International Crisis Group  2007

The right to self-determination and natural resources: The case of Western Sahara, Hans Morten Haugen 2007

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights – Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic

Between the strong sand and white snow lives my hope for a free Sahara, book by Asria Mohamed Taleb

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