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Working With Javier Bardem for Justice in Western Sahara

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Kerry Kennedy

In August of last year, I led an international delegation to evaluate the human rights situation of the Sahrawi people in Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara and in the Sahrawi refugee camps near Tindouf, Algeria.

Let the People of Western Sahara Speak

Javier Bardem | Posted 12.04.2011 | World
Javier Bardem

Across North Africa and the Middle East, people are crying out for a free choice over their future. But there is one place where this desperate cry is being silenced.

Western Sahara and the Tide of History

Ken Loach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Loach

There are still sixteen territories around the world that have yet to achieve decolonization. Most notable is Western Sahara, known as Africa's last colony, which has fought for self-determination for more than 35 years against Morocco.

What Is the Music of the Muslim World?

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

Recently, I got to work on a series about musicians from the Muslim world. We deliberately chose artists whose work was cutting edge, and from diverse backgrounds. I've spliced 'n' diced together a few minutes from each one for this post.

They Are Not Palestinian

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

Now these people live in poverty and in refugee camps, but keep the dream of their own independent state alive. Most Americans do not know anything about them.