Western Sahara: Political limbo and statelessness in Africa’s last colony
Source: European Network on Statelessness
By Danielle Smith – Founding Director, Sandblast Arts and Dr. Violeta Ruano
The Saharawi people have been stateless for over 40 years since Western Sahara was occupied by Morocco in 1975. Danielle Smith, Founding Director of Sandblast Arts, and Dr. Violeta Ruano reflect on the impact of limited opportunities in Algeria’s refugee camps on the migration of Saharawis to Europe, some of the challenges they face as stateless people in Spain, and what recent developments may mean for the Saharawi people.
Read further: https://www.statelessness.eu/updates/blog/political-limbo-and-statelessness-africas-last-colony