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Western Sahara

Country archive · 20 posts


Latest stories about Western Sahara

17 December 2008

Western Sahara: Cubarawis

Many saharaui children, thanks to international cooperation with Cuba, travel each year to study until they graduate from university. Then, they return to work for their Western Sahara. The Caribbean...

11 December 2008

Western Sahara: Controversy Over McDonald's Maps

The Moroccan McDonald's franchise faced controversy last week after it released a children's “Happy Meal” toy which included a map of Morocco. The borders on the map separated Western Sahara...

10 October 2008

Moroccans for Obama?

"When the Americans are getting ready to elect a president, the whole world holds its breath," writes Moroccon blogger, Robin des Blogs [Fr]. It's a sentiment held by many around...

14 September 2008

Western Sahara: Summer is Over for Sahrawi Children

Traveling abroad to spend summer with a family in Spain, meeting movie stars like Javier Bardem, sharing special moments with volunteers who give them new school materials, summer is officially...

6 August 2008

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Arabeyes: Mauritanian President Ousted in Military Coup d'état

Army commanders ousted Mauritania's first freely elected president in two decades, President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, in a military coup d'état Wednesday after political feuding over the firing of the...

Western Sahara: A Tribute to a Hero

Occidental - Sada Assahra al -Gharbiya [ar] has posted a poem entitled “Another Poem from the Occupied Territory: My Hero!”

5 August 2008

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Western Sahara: Three Cups of Tea

As with many cultures, people in Western Sahara have developed rites and a social scene around tea and we can imagine the desert, a cloudless sky at night, a full...

25 July 2008

Western Sahara: Introducing the Sahrawi Blogosphere

On July 5, Global Voices started its coverage of the Sahrawi blogosphere. Jillian York looks at Sahrawi blogs in English this week.

14 July 2008

Western Sahara: Poetry and Spanish – The Permanent Links

For some cultures, it is food, for others it is music, and many cultures show their character in their architecture. For Western Sahara, one of their cultural characteristics is the...

5 July 2008

Western Sahara: A new Sahrawi satellite TV station

This will be our first attempt to cover the Sahrawi blogsphere. I, alongside Jillian York and Renata Avila will try to shed light on what the Sahrawi bloggers are saying...

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