Tag Archives: #WesternSahara

April 22nd, 2022: Western Sahara, The Forgotten Colony

As US and European governments call for global support for Ukraine’s self-determination, Western Sahara goes ignored. So the LMC spends the hour with Professor Jacob Mundy on the latest in Western Sahara’s struggle for independence and how the US and Europe have turned their backs on the Sahrawi people. Jacob Mundy is the author of, “Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution.”

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.