Natural resources and resistance in Western Sahara

Joanna Allan explores the roots of resistance in Western Sahara, reflecting on how oil, phosphates and the struggle against colonialism have played out in...

Trump enables occupation and threatens peace prospects in Western Sahara

The Trump administration’s announcement on December 10th 2020 that the USA recognised Moroccan sovereignty over the territory of Western Sahara disregards international...

British corporate plunder helped provoke the war in Western Sahara

On 13 November 2020, war returned to Western Sahara after a 29 year ceasefire. Morocco and the Western Saharan Polisario Front exchanged...