Protest camps destroyed. Demonstrations in El Aaiun.
Article image
Moroccan forces intervened brutally against the peaceful protest camp early this morning. Many are injured. Big demonstrations in El Aaiun all day. Some Saharawis are killed, not known how many. First image of killed Saharawi (above) circulated this afternoon.
Published 08 November 2010


The Saharawi above is called Mahmoud Gargar Babba. Also Moroccan soliders are supposed to have been killed. Several buildings on fire, among them the TV station of Moroccan authorities on the occupied land.

Imprisoned student on hunger strike

The Saharawi student activist Mohammed Layichi has been on hunger strike for almost a month. 

09 June 2022

Friendship group for Western Sahara established in the Norwegian parliament

A group of friends for Western Sahara consisting of representatives from all nine political parties was established today in the Norwegian parliament

01 June 2022

Report: Aquaculture industry needs to improve sustainability

What is being done to prevent that Norwegian salmon production undermines food security in West Africa? The Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara has challenged Norway's 40 largest aquaculture companies. 

24 May 2022

Prominent Saharawi student activists arrested

Two well-known Saharawi student activists were this week arrested in Agadir. A trial is expected to start today.  

29 April 2022