A word with Aziza Brahim

The Western Saharan singer and activist on Cuban solidarity, life as a refugee, and making her grandmother proud.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
UN staff have been expelled from MINURSO's headquarters in Laayoune.

With no UN to watch, Saharawis fear Moroccan regime

Local activists are expecting a brutal crackdown from the police, writes John Richards.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Carrying a gun to symbolise the independence war of 1975-91, a Saharawi boy takes part in an annual parade at a refugee camp in Algeria. He is part of a generation that has never seen its homeland.

A story of waiting

As Western Sahara marks 40 years of occupation, Dominik Sipiński listens to refugees tired of broken promises and dreams.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Aminatou Haidar

Where are they now? Aminatou Haidar

The nonviolent resistance activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our 1997 issue.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013

Southern Exposure - Calligraphy in Western Sahara

Mohamed Sulaiman Labat from Western Sahara shares the significance of his calligraphy.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
The next step: Western Saharawi fisherfolk are demanding the right to fish in their own waters.

The EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership

Morocco’s exploitation of Western Sahara’s fish stocks in choppy waters.

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011

Absolute friends

The largest solidarity movement between two peoples offers hope in Western Sahara, writes Paul Rigg.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The great green energy grab March, 2015
Feminism fights back July, 2014
What has development done for me? March, 2013
Co-operatives July, 2012
Up in arms March, 2011
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
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