On October 14th The Icelandic Association for Western Sahara was formally founded.
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.
Erik Hagen from the Norwegian Support Committee for Western Sahara attended the event.
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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The torture and detention of 10 Saharawi students by Moroccan authorities must be investigated and denounced. This is the demand in a complaint submitted today to the UN Special Procedures.
A 16 day-long campaign will shed light on violence committed against women in occupied Western Sahara.
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