COAT OF ARMS
Government: Legal status of territory and issue of sovereignty unresolved
Current President: President in Exile, Mohamed Abdelaziz
Land Size: 266,000 sq km (102,703 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Mar 10, 2017: Self-Determination Delayed - AllAfrica News: Western Sahara
[Fahamu] Western Sahara stands out today as Africa's last colony, occupied illegally and forcefully by Morocco with the backing of France. Everyday Saharawi people suffer horrendous human rights violations by the occupying power. This is one of the world's forgotten conflicts. The only peaceful solution is for Morocco to accept the Saharawi people's right to self-determination.
- Fri - Mar 10, 2017: Who Should Be Watching? Why Not Us? - AllAfrica News: Western Sahara
[Moroccan American Center] Where tensions are running high and opposing armed forces are facing off with one another, separated by only a couple of hundred meters, the risk of an accident with unpredictable and potentially terrible consequences also runs equally high.