Support our latest action 26.06 - 2020 10:00 Despite rulings in the CJEU and the English and Welsh Court, supermarkets continue to source tomatoes from Dhakla, Western Sahara and to label them as Produce of Morocco so as to benefit from tax breaks. WSC has raised this with Trading Standards but they are unwilling to pursue the matter. We need more evidence that consumers are concerned.
WSC Newsletter June 202008.06 - 2020 Supermarkets continue mislabelling tomatoes | Latest news on corona in Western Sahara | New Zealand superannuation fund and ‘blood phosphate' | Kiwi importers ignore government advice on Western Sahara | P for Plunder | Bundestag Analysis of Morocco's settlement policy | UNSC’s faltering stance on self-determination in Western Sahara Read more
WSC Newsletter January 202009.02 - 2020 From the Chair | Hans Corell criticises EU Fisheries | Aminatou Haidar | MINURSO Renewal | US supports a peaceful solution to Western Sahara conflict | Question Spain on Western Sahara at UPR | Conflict Beach in Canary Islands | Labelling Ruling | Bike 4 Western Sahara | Stave House in the Sahara | MINURSO and WS study | Morocco to construct $1bn port in Western Sahara Read more
WSCUK at Labour Conference25.09 - 2019 This week, we brought the issue of Western Sahara to thousands! Our fabulous Saharawi guest, Jdeiya, addressed three events at Labour Party Conference and the World Transformed including thousands in the Labour conference hall!
About the Campaign22.09 - 2019 The Western Sahara Campaign works in solidarity with the Saharawi people to advance their right to self-determination and to promote their human rights. To join our mailing list or donate contact firstname.lastname@example.org or download this form to affiliate your organisation here (53 KB).
Jeremy Corbyn joins WSC and Aminatou Haidar in parliament 27.06 - 2019 Speaking alongside leading Saharawi human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Aminatou Haidar, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn emphasised the importance of the rights of the Saharawi and stated that human rights should be at the centre of everything that the UK does.Read more
WSCUK hosting Aminatou Haidar18.06 - 2019 The Western Sahara Campaign is delighted to be hosting Aminatou Haidar in a visit to London the week of 24 June 2019. Aminatou is one of Africa's most prominent human rights activists and will help to spread the message of the Saharawi cause while she is in London.Read more
After nearly 30 years of UNSC stalling with regard to the referendum promised to the Saharawi people, it is long past time to reevaluate MINURSO. The failure of the UN to move forward with the process has served to encourage Morocco to ramp up its abuses and violations throughout occupied Western Sahara. The situation is growing increasingly tense. To avoid renewed conflict, the UN must take action to assure the Saharawi people that law and human rights will be respected and upheld in the region by the international community.Read more
WSC Newsletter February 201909.03 - 2019 Need for Litigation | Royal Visit to Morocco | Business as Usual | Scrutiny Committee | Human Rights Watch | Freedom House | End of the Conflict? | Asylum Seekers in SpainRead more
WSC Newsletter October 201825.10 - 2018 MINURSO | A message to Europe | Open letter to the UNSC | Amnesty International statement | Agricultural Deal | Reviving the Peace ProcessRead more
WSC Newsletter July 201817.07 - 2018 European Commission attempts to circumvent court ruling | Write to your MEP | Opposition from Saharawi groups to new EU trade plan | Morocco asks the EU for more money | Adala UK report on Special Envoy visit | AU Mechanism to resolve WS conflict | New book about the plunder of Western SaharaRead more
WSC communication with the European External Action Service17.07 - 2018 Following a letter from the European Union's External Action Service (EEAS) to the Western Sahara Campaign UK in January this year, inviting us to a meeting, we replied asking for more information. The communication is in relation to the EEAS's supposed aim to consult our organisation in reference to seeking the permission of the Saharawi people regarding future EU-Morocco trade and fisheries agreements.
We never received a reply, or even the courtesy of an acknowledgement, to our second letter. Despite this the WSC is included in the list of organisations that engaged in consultation.
Below are the letters from the EEAS and our replies.
WESTERN SAHARA CAMPAIGN UK
The Western Sahara Campaign works in solidarity with the Saharawi people to generate political support in order to advance their right to self-determination and to promote their human rights.
Our role is to lobby the UK Government and the EU. You can help us to ensure the UK does not ignore the voice of the Saharawi people.
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