New series of academic articles on Western Sahara resources
The journal Global Change, Peace & Security last week published a series of articles on natural resources in Western Sahara.
Published: 12.09 - 2015 21:59Printer version    
The series of articles are published in an issue with a special focus on Western Sahara.

The articles are written by the contributors of a conference on Western Sahara natural resources held in Melbourne 19-20 March 2015, co-hosted by Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights at Deakin University and Australia Western Sahara Association.

The publication contains articles such as:

  • The status of Western Sahara as occupied territory under international humanitarian law and the exploitation of natural resources by Ben Saul.

  • Western Sahara, resources, and international accountability, by Stephen Zunes.

  • The role of resources in the resolution of the Western Sahara issue, by Damien Kingsbury.

  • The taking of the Sahara: the role of natural resources in the continuing occupation of Western Sahara, by Jeffrey J. Smith.

  • Independence by fiat: a way out of the impasse – the self-determination of Western Sahara, with lessons from Timor-Leste, by Pedro Pinto Leite.

  • The role of natural resources in the building of an independent Western Sahara, by Fadel Kamal.

  • Saharawi conflict phosphates and the Australian dinner table, by Erik Hagen.


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