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Ardern Urged To Play A Positive Role In The Decolonisation Of Western Sahara

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 10:31 am | Kamal Fadel

As New Zealanders prepare for Christmas and enjoy food grown using fertilisers from Western Sahara, we hope they spare a thought for the Sahara people who continue to face serious challenges in occupied areas and refugee camps. On December 10, President ... More >>

Saharawi response to cargo of phosphate rock detained

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 1:20 pm | Kamal Fadel

Saharawi government response to the withdrawal of a defence in the case of a cargo of phosphate rock detained en route to New Zealand from occupied Western Sahara More >>

Abuse, Torture, And Arbitrary Imprisonment In Western Sahara

Monday, 21 February 2011, 9:48 am | Kamal Fadel

Torture, arbitrary arrest and detention, failure to follow criminal procedures, and repression of civilians by Moroccan government forces are all too common in Western Sahara, according to the findings of a recent visit to El Aaiun by the Robert F. ... More >>

Moroccans beat 11 Saharawi human rights activists

Thursday, 8 April 2010, 7:24 pm | Kamal Fadel

Hundreds Moroccan settlers, backed by police attacked 11 Saharawi human rights activists upon their landing at the airport of the occupied capital of Western Sahara, ill-treating them and stripping them naked under the orders of the Moroccan police to beat them. More >>

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy

Friday, 4 December 2009, 10:48 am | Kamal Fadel

Mr. LEAHY. Mr. President, I want to bring to the attention of Senators who may not already be aware, a situation that has been unfolding in Morocco and the Canary Islands. More >>

A Tale of Two Human Rights Awardees

Friday, 4 December 2009, 10:46 am | Kamal Fadel

The annual Robert F. Kennedy Award ceremony took place at the White House this year for the first time in its 28-year history. Also for the first time, the president of the United States was there to honor the awardees. More >>

The ethics of documentary film

Monday, 27 July 2009, 9:17 am | Kamal Fadel

The Melbourne International Film Festival, which begins today, will be screening a highly misleading and fictionalised film account of life in the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. The film screens, inexplicably, as a documentary. More >>

Australia and the Discredited Film

Monday, 13 July 2009, 6:23 pm | Kamal Fadel

Government backing for the controversial Australian film “Stolen” must be withdrawn until a thorough investigation of its backing is conducted, say those working for the film's subjects. More >>

Australia: Saharawi National Day

Sunday, 1 March 2009, 12:15 pm | Kamal Fadel

On 27 February 2009 the flag of the Saharawi Republic (SADR) has been raised on the Town Halls of Leichhardt (Sydney), Newcastle and in various cities and towns of Australia such as Melbourne, Perth, Darwin, Hobart and Geelong. The flags are raised to mark ... More >>