REPORT ON A VISIT TO THE DEMOCRATIC ARAB SAHARAWI REPUBLIC AND ALGERIA

by Richard Knight, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
March 1979
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
10 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Spain
Language: English
Report on a visit to Algeria and the Democratic Arab Saharawi Republic (Western Sahara) February 24 to March 17, 1979 to study the military, political and refugee situation of the Western Sahara, where the POLISARIO is engaged in an armed struggle to ensure self-determination for its country. The report discusses period of Spanish colonialism, the phosphate in the Bu Craa region, the formation of POLISARIO (Frente pro la Liberacion de Segiut El Hamra y de Rio de Oro) and Knight's trip inside Western Sahara. • History of Struggle • Third Anniversary Celebrations • The Refugee Situation • Health • Education • Inside Western Sahara • Algeria
Used by permission Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight