Tag Archives: #WesternSahara

January 8th, 2021: The Struggle Continues in Western Sahara

The LMC kicks off 2021 by focusing on the continued struggle for Western Saharan independence. So as another example of Donald Trump’s criminal enterprise abroad, the LMC speaks with Mulay Ahmed on the Trump administration’s recognition of Morocco’s illegal occupation of Western Sahara & why the Sahrawi struggle should matter to Latinos in the US. Mulay Ahmed is the public secretary for Sausa, the Sahrawi Association in the USA.

Oct 5th, 2018: Western Sahara Independence Movement

The LMC revisits the story of the struggle for independence in Western Sahara, one of only 2 regions in Africa where Spanish is spoken. We speak with Sahra Libre (alias) about the continued fight against Moroccan occupation, which has lasted for over 43 years. Sahra Libre is a Sahrawi refugee and activist living in the US. She conducted this interview in an undisclosed location in Morocco in order to circumvent the media blockade.

July 22nd 2016: Western Sahara Examined

Very few Latinos are aware that they have Arab brothers and sisters that also speak Spanish. Dr Stephen Zunes from the University of San Francisco & author of “Western Sahara: War Nationalism & Conflict Irresolution”, discusses the Sahrawi struggle for independence while under occupation by Morocco. You can learn more @ stephenzunes.org/