Icelandic Association for Western Sahara founded in Reykjavík
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On October 14th The Icelandic Association for Western Sahara was formally founded.
Published 17 October 2013

A board of nine members was voted. The aim of the association is to promote the plight of the Sahrawi people and call for their right to self determination.

Three foreign guests attended the meeting: Mr. Limam Mohamed Ali representative for the Saharawi people, Jeffrey Smith legal expert and Erik Hagen from the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara.

The founding meeting got quite a bit of media coverage in Iceland, with both national radio stations broadcasting detailed interviews on the subject.

You find the new association on Facebook.

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