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Västsahara


Strider har på nytt blossat upp mellan befrielserörelsen Polisario och marockanska styrkor i det ockuperade Västsahara. Befrielserörelsen Polisario har deklarerat att det tre decennier långa eld-upphöravtalet med Marocko inte längre gäller. Orsaken är konflikten kring gränsområdet mellan det ockuperade Västsahara och Mauretanien. Strider har förekommit mellan Polisario och Marockanska trupper, enligt medieuppgifter. Beslutet kom sedan …

The pandemic has not yet reached the Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria. Despite that, the people in the camps live in isolation.  The Saharawi are famous for their hospitality and welcome even in difficult times, something that makes it even harder to adjust to the new practices of social distancing and confinement, writes the artist Mohamed …

Artists might seem unimportant and distant from everyday life. But since the beginning of history, art has a tradition of disturbing and provoking people in power. Artist have been jailed and killed, their work has been banned or destroyed. How come that art is such a strong counterforce against oppression and totalitarian powers? And how can you …