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Published 30 April 2020

​​Morocco elected new president of the UN Human Rights Council

Today, Morocco was elected to chair the UN Human Rights Council. The result generated strong reactions.

10 January 2024

Morocco runs for presidency of UN Human Rights Council

"The credibility of the UN system is at stake", says the Norwegian Support Committee about this week's election of a new presidency of the Human Rights Council. Norwegian organizations are critical of the candidacy.

08 January 2024

Imprisoned Saharawi student activist on hunger strike

A Saharawi activist in Moroccan prison last week initiated an open hunger strike. 

11 December 2023

Old Norwegian fishing vessels end up in Africa

A new report reveals that there is a large-scale export of old Norwegian fishing vessels to vulnerable waters along the African coast. 8 ended up outside occupied Western Sahara.

26 April 2023