ARSO is an NGO in Switzerland concerned with the decolonization of Western
Sahara (former Spanish Sahara), the UN referendum, human rights violations,
Saharawi refugees in Algeria, etc. Contact: E. Martinoli - firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.arso.org/index.htm
Sahara section has "information about the dispute over the future
of the Western Saharan territory. Morocco claims the territory, while the
nationalist Polisario Front fights for independence of Western Sahara.
The UN Mission for a Referendum in the Western Sahara (MINURSO) and special
envoy James Baker are negotiating for a peaceful resolution and a referendum." GPF,
an NGO, was founded in 1993 to monitor global policy making at the United
Nations. [KF] http://www.globalpolicy.org/
Consultant on Africa, Human Rights, Economic Justice, Corporate Responsibility.
Mr. Knight worked for many years at the American Committee on Africa (ACOA).
The site has documents about the U.S. anti-apartheid campaign, the Western
Sahara, and the debt cancellation campaign for Africa. http://richardknight.homestead.com/
Use the Search to locate articles from many sources about Western Sahara.
One World is a "civil society network online, supporting people’s
media to help build a more just global society. " Based in London. [KF] http://www.oneworld.net/
"The United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)
was established by Security Council resolution 690 (1991) of 29 April 1991,
following a ceasefire, and in accordance with the "Settlement Plan" to
assist the Secretary General in the fulfillment of the United Nations mandate
on the holding of a Referendum for the self-determination of the people of
Western Sahara." Current
news, U.N. documents, facts about the land and people, photo gallery.
Reports, analysis, major battles, detailed chronology, human
rights issues from Amnesty and other reports, recent journal articles,
news, bibliography, landmines, related sites. Based in Baltimore, Maryland.