The abject failure of the Security Council to apply the terms of the 1991 Peace Agreement or even to appoint a new and credible special envoy has led to a resumption of war in the Western Sahara. MINURSO has no referendum to organise, no ceasefire to monitor, and its current mandate lacks a human rights function. In the absence of rapid and substantive actions by the Council, MINURSO will be irrelevant to the Saharawi people at a time when repression in the occupied territory is increasing, economic exploitation deepening, and the refugee camps are on a war footing. All this comes amid the Covid crisis.
Joint Statement21.12 - 2020 Statement on Palestine and Western Sahara posted on 18 December 2020. Palestine Solidarity Campaign | Western Sahara Campaign UK | UNISON | Unite the Union | GMB | NEU Read more
WSC Newsletter January 202121.12 - 2020 A note from our Chair | Trade, Guerguerat and the UK | Amnesty call for Human Rights Monitoring | UNHRC | Aggression | Stories of the Sahara | Four Days in Occupied Western SaharaRead more
Why has Polisario resumed armed operations? 17.11 - 2020 Saharawi fighters have engaged Moroccan forces for the first time since 1991. The moribund peace agreement is in danger of finally expiring. What has happened and why?
WSC Newsletter September 202009.11 - 2020 UNSC | Solar plant in WS | Cycling for WS | Companies operating in and produce from WS | CODESA | Guerguerat Border Crossing | Forced Disappearances | Livestock EpidemicRead more
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UNSC Vote on MINURSO05.10 - 2020 As the UNSC prepares to vote on the renewal of MINURSO, the Western Sahara international solidarity movement must put pressure on the UN Security Council to immediately take the necessary steps to bring about a just and lasting peace for the people of Western Sahara.
Support our latest action26.06 - 2020 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.Read more
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 Conference 25.09 - 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!
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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