Madrid (Spain), July 2, 2016 (SPS) – “Western Sahara : 40 years of resistance under construction” is the title of a new book written by 14 Spanish experts of the Western Sahara conflict, including the Secretary General of the International Association of Jurists for Western Sahara.
This new book presented Thursday, at the headquarters of the Zaragosa Bar in the presence of three of its authors namely Felipe Briones, Ana Camacho, journalist and researcher in African conflicts and Pepe Revert, lawyer and member of the Association of Jurists for Western Sahara said, Friday, Aragon daily, El Periodico.
The book, published by «initiative» edition of the Aragonese Watchdog for Western Sahara, “collects the testimonies of some people friends and in solidarity with the Sahrawi cause who laid, through this book, a retrospective and interdisciplinary look on the fortieth anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR),” said the source.
Furthermore, said the source, “today, Western Sahara is one of the 17 non-autonomous territories listed in the article 73 of the United Nations charter. Each of these territories is run by a colonial power and from a legal point of view, Spain is considered as the administrator of Western Sahara.”
The conclusion, adds the source, is that “Spain never protested against the crimes committed in this territory in accordance with the principle of territoriality,” said Felipe Briones who criticized “the Spanish leaders’ passivity to Moroccan occupation.” (SPS)
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