90,000 Sahrawi men, women and children are being held hostage in highly guarded camps in the Tindouf region of Southern Algeria. 

3,000 Sahrawi children, who have been ripped from their families, are being indoctrinated in Cuba. 

Thousands of dollars of donated food, clothing and medicine destined for Sahrawi refugees remains unaccounted for. Read More . . .









European Commission

Humanitarian Aid: New 10 Million Euro for Sahrawi Refugees in Algeria.

The European Commission has adopted a new decision of €10 million to provide basic assistance for the Sahrawi refugees living in camps in south-west Algeria. The funds, channeled through the Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), under the responsibility of Commissioner Louis Michel, will cover the provision of food, water and other essential services.

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Policy Group Welcomes EU Support for Sahrawi Refugees

Moroccan American Center for Policy (MACP) welcomed news from the European Commission that it would provide €10 million in additional funding for Sahrawi refugees held in camps in southwest Algeria. Since 1993, the Commission has provided aid worth more than €128 million to the Sahrawi refugees according to the Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO).

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87% of young Saharawis want to emigrate!

A new survey made among hundreds of 17 to 35 year old Saharawis living in the desolate refugee camps in Algeria reveals that almost nine out of ten desire a visa to a foreign country to be able to emigrate. Potential migrants were dreaming about improved material standards, access to medical treatment and even availability of entertainment and plain fun - all being scarce among young Saharawis.

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