Tag Archives: Western Sahara

Mr. Hague, considering Western Sahara, Morocco is not a strong example of peaceful reform and progress

A few days ago the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, met the Prime Minister of Morocco, Abdelilah Benkirane. In a short press note, the Foreign Office said that “Morocco stands as a strong example of peaceful reform and progress in … Continue reading

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Fisheries, the EU and Western Sahara: In line with international law… in the end

On 28 July 2005, the European Union and Morocco agreed upon a fishing agreement. Previously, both parties had adopted similar bilateral treaties in 1988, 1992, and 1995. According to Article 11, the Agreement applied “to the territory of Morocco and … Continue reading

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Constitutional reform in Morocco?

After 12 years in the throne and at a time of regional mobilization that has not left his kingdom untouched, Mohamed VI has announced today his intention to undertake a ‘comprehensive constitutional reform‘. According to his own words, he will … Continue reading

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Victory in Egypt: The fight for social rights at the core of the fight for democracy

After 18 days of revolution, Mubarak has resigned today. Time will tell the specifics about when elections will be held, about how the military will lead the transition, how this shift will affect the process in Middle East… Nonetheless, this … Continue reading

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