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The New York City Bar Association has written to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in support of the expansion of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)’s mandate to monitor and report on human rights violations in the territory of Western Sahara occupied by Morocco and the Tindouf refugee camps governed by the Polisario.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has a long-held, deep commitment to human rights and the rule of law worldwide. Our membership and committee activity reflect that we are based in the pre-eminent global city, with fifteen committees exclusively focused on international issues and many others also including international issues on their agendas.< Continue reading

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Morocco cannot claim a legal right to Western Sahara on the basis of any historic relationship it had with the territory prior to its colonization by Spain, the New York City Bar Association testified yesterday before the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.< Continue reading

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