Dossier: Western Sahara

A man stands by a mural painted on a stone in Bir Lehlu, the Liberated Territories administrative capital (photo: DW/Karlos Zurutuza)

The Status of Western Sahara

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A Forgotten Conflict

The conflict over the status of Western Sahara has been simmering for four decades between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Sahrawi independence movement Frente Polisario. Efforts to find a solution to the deadlock appear to be paralysed – a fact partly due to a lack of international interest. By Annett HellwigMore