Africa’s Forgotten Colony in the Sahara

Paweł Wargan Sahrawi camp. Photo: Pawel Wargan Morocco and its international backers exploit the resource-rich Western Sahara as the Sahrawi people eke out an existence in refugee camps Since 1975, thousands of Sahrawi people have lived in five refugee camps in the Algerian Sahara. They named these camps after cities in Western Sahara: Ausserd, Boujdour, Dakhla, Laayoune, and…

Western Sahara: Africa’s Last Colony

Meriem Naïli Meriem Naïli writes about the continuing struggle for the independence of Western Sahara. Occupied by Morocco since the 1970s, in contravention of the International Court of Justice and the UN. The internationally recognised liberation movement, POLISARIO, has fought and campaigned for independence since the early 1970s. Naïli explains what is going on, and…

Massacre in Melilla: A Barbaric Crime

Alejandro López 37 refugees dead, hundreds injured in Spanish-Moroccan police massacre at Melilla border Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government, working with Moroccan police acting as the European Union’s border guards, have carried out a barbaric massacre at the borders of the Spanish enclave of Melilla in Africa. At least 37 migrants were killed and 150…

The Left and its Deplorable Role in Ukraine’s War

Juanlu González In 1964, Marcuse warned about the loss of revolutionary capacity in the West due to the triumph of repressive measures implemented by advanced industrial societies to silence any kind of intellectual dissent through the media, advertising, propaganda, and the most unbridled consumerism. At that time, it heralded the birth of the One-Dimensional Man,…

Gas Wars Expand: Algeria Threatens Energy Supply to Spain

Yoselina Guevara Algeria is threatening to cut off gas supplies to Spain as part of its rivalry with Morocco. If this threat were to materialize, it would be extremely dangerous for the energy stability of the Iberian Peninsula, but it would also scupper plans to turn Spain into an energy supply center for the European…

Polisario Front Suspends Diplomatic Relations with Spain

Algiers, 10 April 2022 (SPS) – The Polisario Front has decided to suspend its contacts with the current Spanish Government, following the position of Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on the issue of Western Sahara. “The Polisario Front has decided to suspend its contacts with the current Spanish Government until it dissociates from the instrumentalization…

Cold War Under the Scorching Sun: A New Conflict is Brewing in Africa

Robert Inlakesh A picture taken from the Moroccan region of Oujda shows Algerian border guards patrolling along the border with Morocco on November 4, 2021 [FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images] Dubbed North Africa’s new ‘Cold War’, the tensions between Morocco and neighboring Algeria threaten to escalate and the consequences of this have a lot more…

Spain Abandons Former Colony in Western Sahara Endorsing Morocco Domination

Abayomi Azikiwe Spain has announced that it has endorsed a proposal by the Kingdom of Morocco to designate the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) as an “autonomous” region within the North African state. Former United States President Donald Trump in 2020, recognized Moroccan control over the Western Sahara in an attempt to strengthen relations between…

No to the Covid Passport!

Ezkerraldea antifaxista.- These are not good times for the working class. To the historical setbacks due to the collapse of the different liberating projects, we must now add the campaign of total domestication sponsored by the apparatuses of power. Not even in our worst hypotheses could we have imagined that the unrest and tension among…

Morocco-Algeria: A War on the Horizon?

Guadi Calvo The Moroccan regime, in full view of the whole world, continues to repress the Saharawi people, whom it continues to murder unceremoniously, not satisfied with having usurped eighty percent of its territory and continuing to exploit its phosphate deposits since 1975, the most important in the world, and also one of the world’s…

Brahim Basiri and El Uali, Eternal Heroes of the Saharawi People’s Struggle

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El Uali Mustafa Sayed was the first president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Photo: ACAPS). This month of June commemorates two crucial dates in the long struggle of the Saharawi people for independence and self-determination, first against Spanish colonialism and then against Moroccan expansionism, which has lasted more than 50 years….

Operation Condor 2.0: Behind Aznar’s Award to Guaidó and the Atlas Network

Karen Méndez Loffredo Interview with Julián Macías Tovar, researcher and editor of Pandemia Digital. Former President José María Aznar presented the 10th FAES Freedom Award to former Venezuelan MP Juan Guaidó. The event was also attended by the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida and the…

Esquibo: Global Britain’s Aggressive Caribbean Colonization Strategy

María Alejandra Díaz Marín Aquatic spaces are essential. Not only for their quality as a source of life and food, but also as a means of communication, their binding role between peoples, and for the wealth and resources they contain, they made international trade possible. “The sea is the beginning of all geography,” wrote Jules…