Forgotten conflict simmers under surface of Morocco tensions as Western Sahara protesters abused
Western Sahara articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Western Sahara. Western Sahara is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the disputed territory in north Africa is on "the United Nations list of non-self-governing territories since 1963 after a Moroccan demand but seeks independence". Also look at our articles on Morocco.
Sunday Mali elections hoped to represent return to democracy and stability in West Africa
Amazigh Western Sahara tribe struggles for identity and future in contested territory of Africa
Democracy was carelessly tossed aside by coup but new elections coming to help heal troubled Mali
Simmering conflict and torture in Western Sahara takes new turn with Morocco accusation
Major violence during ongoing wars have devastated already poor people, but rights activists watching Mali conflict with unease that stability is close
Mali conflict has devastated infrastructure and caused untold suffering for millions: Mali remains a country damaged as hope for rebuilding period begins
Nation continues to face rebel control of half of country while talks with rebels in Mali are uncertain – Can the government find peace with rebels or is Mali in for more trouble?
North of Mali collapse completely and fallen into hands of fundamentalist rebels using cultural violence
Arab Spring democracy reform in Morocco pressures continue to build inside African nation