Why Algeria and the Polisario inflate number of Sahrawis in Tindouf camps

For decades, Algeria and its creation, the Polisario, have been inflating the numbers of the people held in the South-Western Algerian camps while preventing the UN from carrying out a head-count and maintaining a media blackout on human rights there.


Western Sahara: So Why Are They Still There?

Reading through my Twitter feed a few days ago I came across something odd. There, back-to-back, were posts alleging to be from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Program (WFP) and the European Union’s humanitarian assistance program.

Why Sahrawi refugees are denied the right of return?

 Sahrawi activist and Polisario critic Mustafa Salma has written a letter to the UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara Horst Köhler during his visit in the region.

Western Sahara Refugees : Free Them Now

The global refugee crisis continues to expand in practically every corner of the planet.

Humanitarian aid : The USA offers $1 million to the WFP to help refugees in the Tindouf camp

During a press briefing held in the office of the spokesperson for the UN secretary general, it has been announced that the USA has offered $1 million to the World Food Program. The fund is meant to help Sahrawi refugees in camps of the Polisario Front.  


World Refugee Day and the tragedy of Tindouf

The World Refugee Day is held every year on 20 June and is a time to recognise the resilience of forcibly displaced people throughout the world.

How Many More World Refugee Days before Sahrawis See Justice?

It is once again World Refugee Day and tens of thousands of, as yet uncounted and unidentified, Sahrawi refugees remain sequestered in Polisario Front camps in southwest Algeria. They have been there for more than four decades – and counting.

Antonio Guterres is concerned about the Sahrawi refugees in Algeria

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres is highly concerned about the Sahrawi refugees in Tindouf camp as food rations will be reduced in mid June.

Sahrawis in Tindouf Camps Demand Asylum Cards from Algeria

The Sahrawi residents of Tindouf Camps demand that Algeria issue asylum cards to them or give them freedom to seek them elsewhere.


Morocco Challenges Algeria to Conduct Census in Tindouf Camps

Moroccan  Ambassador Omar Hilale called on Algeria to reveal the true number of people living in the Tindouf refugee camps – where displaced Sahrawis have been living under the control of the Algie

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