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  WSO| Moroccan Wall of Shame
The Moroccans refer to this barrier as “the berm”, and this is the term employed in a number of UN Security Council and General Assembly documents, reports, and press releases, which occasionally expand the term to “the defensive berm”.
However, the wall is dubbed by the Sahrawis "The Wall of Shame".
The wall was built in six stages, and the area behind the wall was expanded from a small area near Morocco in the north, to most of the western and central part of the country gradually.
www.wsahara.net /morberm.html   (379 words)

 Moroccan wall fountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Moroccan Wall - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Military bases, artillery posts and airfields dot the interior behind the wall at regular intervals, and radar masts and other electronic surveillance equipment scan the areas in front of it.
Western attention to the Moroccan Wall, and to the Morocco annexation of the Western Sahara in general, has been minimal, apart from in Spain.
The wall was built in six stages, and the area behind the wall was expanded from a small area near Morocco in the north, to most of the western and central part of the country gradually.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Moroccan_Wall   (450 words)

 Morocco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recognition by the United Kingdom in 1904 of France's "sphere of influence" in Morocco provoked a German reaction; the "crisis" of 1905-6 was resolved at the Algeciras Conference (1906), which formalized France's "special position" and entrusted policing of Morocco jointly to France and Spain.
Nationalist political parties, which subsequently arose under the French protectorate, based their arguments for Moroccan independence on such World War II declarations as the Atlantic Charter (a joint U.S.-British statement that set forth, among other things, the right of all people to choose the form of government under which they live).
France's exile of the highly respected Sultan Mohammed V in 1953 and his replacement by the unpopular Mohammed Ben Aarafa, whose reign was perceived as illegitimate, sparked active opposition to the French protectorate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Morocco   (2513 words)

 Encyclopedia: Moroccan Wall
The practice of building these massive walls, though having its origins in prehistory, was refined during the rise of city-states, and energetic wall-building continued into the medieval period and beyond in certain parts of Europe.
The Moroccan Wall, dubbed by the Sahrawis Sahrawi and Saharawi are terms most commonly used for the natives of the Morocco-occupied Western Sahara.
The Wall of Shame, is a 2,500km-long system of defensive walls Defensive walls were used to enclose settlements from prehistory into the modern period.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Moroccan-Wall   (455 words)

 Moroccan Wall bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Moroccan Wall, dubbed by the Sahrawis The Wall of Shame, is a 2,500 kilometer long system of defensive walls, known as berms: sand walls about three meters in height with bunkers, fences and landmines, running mainly through the Morocco-occupied Western Sahara.
Since, at many places, the barrier is a double barrier with a significant distance between the two halves, many Sahrawis are forced to live in this no-man's-land with constraints on mobility and accessibility.
Culey le Patry is a commune of the département of Calvados, in the Basse-Normandie région, in France.
www.elexi.de /en/m/mo/moroccan_wall.html   (489 words)

 SAHARA PRESSE SERVICE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Moroccan wall is the "proof of occupation" to Western Sahara, asserts the Saharawi Prime Minister
"The wall, which is more than 2.400 km long, that Morocco built in Western Sahara is the most obvious proof to the fact that the Moroccan presence in Western Sahara is an occupation only maintained by military force", declared Mr.Taleb Omar during a press declaration he gave in Chahid El Hafed.
The President of the Parliament evoked "the failure of the Moroccan attempts aiming to convince UN to adhere its theory regarding the resolution of the saharawi question by granting a wide autonomy to Saharawis within the Moroccan sovereignty and with a rejection of the referendum".
www.spsrasd.info /sps-e270104.html   (899 words)

 Present Day Plunder on the Barbary Coast (Do or Die)
The Moroccan airforce bombarded the Saharawi refugee camps in the desert using napalm, causing hundreds of deaths and pushing the refugees towards their only possible avenue of escape - walking through the desert to the small border with Algeria in the northeast corner of Western Sahara.
The wall (or berm to the Moroccans) is manned every 5 kilometres by soldiers (over 120,000 in all) and it is lined on both sides by at least 200 metres of anti-personnel landmines.
Moroccan children are taught in school that the territory of Western Sahara is justifiably Moroccan and that the Saharawi don't really exist, so it is no surprise if much of the population believes this right royal nationalist rhetoric.
www.eco-action.org /dod/no10/sahara.htm   (5828 words)

 "Africa's Last Colony" - Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council
For Morocco, it is just a threat; Tifariti is 100 kilometres from the Moroccan wall of defence, a wall in the middle of the Sahara desert, stretching the length of the Moroccan-controlled Sahara border with Algeria.
In its grounds the tail of a Moroccan air force jet shot down during the war is a prized monument.
In the referendum Saharawis and Moroccans from the north who settled in the 1970s will be asked to choose between independence and integration with Morocco.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/wsahara/2003/1021colony.htm   (745 words)

 Polisario Ready for Desert War With Morocco [Free Republic]
A 1,000-MILE 'Berlin' wall divides the Western Sahara, separating Polisario guerrillas from their former homelands, but a fragile peace is about to be broken.
The man-made wall of sand and stone, piled to the height of the Moroccan soldiers it protects, snakes for nearly 1,000 miles through the wilderness of Western Sahara, from a baked rocky plain to the Atlantic coast.
The Moroccan wall has divided families and friends just as crudely and effectively as the Berlin Wall ever did.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a74414b6580.htm   (1084 words)

 Moroccan mood - Property - Domain - theage.com.au
One of their favourite Melbourne haunts is Zelij in Richmond, where they found the wall panels and tiled fountain.
The initial plan outside was for a pool and play area, complete with an in-ground trampoline for their daughters Matisse, 8, and Sienna, 6.
Moroccan lights hang on either side, music pumps from speakers installed in it and the trees along the fence are lit.
www.theage.com.au /news/property/moroccan-mood/2006/05/05/1146335923804.html?page=fullpage   (779 words)

 SAHARA PRESSE SERVICE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Estimated to more than 200 persons by the organisers, the demonstrators chanted slogans that called to the "dismantling of this wall of shame", which "continues to defy the international community", according to the terms used by one of the demonstrators.
The demonstrators also read an appeal addressed to the UN to destroy this wall and allow the Saharawi people to meet together after all these years of separation because of the Moroccan colonial occupation of its country.
It should be noted that this is the second Italian demonstration of its kind, which will be followed by others until the dismantling of the Moroccan military wall, has indicated the organisers.
www.spsrasd.info /sps-e130205.html   (190 words)

 Moroccan brass wall sconce - Momo Interiors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
this is a great sconce for adding that finishing touch to any moroccan inspired room or conservatory.
create an inviting atmosphere with this moroccan brass and glass wall sconce.
hang it either inside or out- they look great in a conservatory or up against a plain coloured wall.
www.momo-interiors.com /LIG027.html   (61 words)

 Moroccan wall lamps
Moroccan henna wall lamp painted red and decorated with a design using henna.
Moroccan henna wall lamp with red and henna design.
Moroccan henna wall lamp with purple and henna design.
www.moroccandecor.co.uk /prod1.asp?ID=211&offset=10   (105 words)

 Fire Someone Today: Playing Berber or chump in the souks of Marrakech
Moroccan mint tea, served here at every occasion, will soon be served at every occasion in my home, too.
Identical Moroccan tea pots, wooden boxes, and cheap daggers were available every few meters, all sourced from some central factory-for-the-production-of-tourist-goods.
For fresh poultry, you can’t beat having the butcher in arms-reach of both the live chickens (in cages on the wall behind him) and the customers (across the chopping board in front of him).
firesomeonetoday.com /blog/archives/2006/04/playing_berber.html   (756 words)

 wall Sconces, Moroccan Henna Sconces
Moroccan Brass and Resine Sconces: The Moroccan Resine Sconces Collection is the newest addition to our site.
Moroccan Wrought Iron and Henna Sconces: Wrought iron wall sconces are piled up and passed on to the henna artist to d…
Moroccan Wrought Iron and Henna Sconces: Unique decorating ideas start with Moroccan henna wall sconces.
www.themoroccanbazaar.com /shop.php/moroccan-lighting/moroccan-sconces/c_61.html   (104 words)

 Page Title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moroccan furniture, as with most things Moroccan, is based on simple elegant designs to create very effective pieces.
We have a selection of handmade Moroccan leather poufs cushions available in a selection of colours and two sizes.
Moroccan Furniture, Moroccan Mosaic Tables, Moroccan Fountains, Moroccan Iron Chairs, Moroccan Dining Chairs, Moroccan Sofas and Chairs, Moroccan Zouak Wooden Tables, Moroccan Wooden Zouak Cabinets, Moroccan Iron Fretwork Screens, Moroccan Screen, Iron Screen
www.casbahcollection.co.uk /page17.html   (252 words)

 Western Sahara - Sahara Occidental -
The wall has the infamous record of being the longest in the world, 300 km longer than the Great Wall of China.
Finally the Saharawi historian, Ubbi Bouchraya, researcher at the Sorbonne, described the structure of the wall and Boïbat Chej Abdelkhay, President of the Saharawi Anti-mine Campaign revealed the horrifying toll of victims caused by landmines, with which the Moroccan wall is studded.
The international conference concluded its work with approval for the program of activities of denunciation of the Moroccan wall in the Sahara and the landmines which sow desolation and death in Western Sahara.
www.arso.org /GE180305e.htm   (437 words)

 WSO | Four young Saharawis detained near the Moroccan Wall of Shame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On 25th October 2002, four young Saharawis decided to flee the occupied territories of Western Sahara because of the difficulties undergone by the Saharawi population under Moroccan occupation.
The four young people had got level with Oued Safa, near Morocco's wall of shame, when they were surprised by a Moroccan army unit, which arrested them.
They were initially taken to a military barracks in Smara where they were interrogated and tortured for 2 days before being transferred to El Ayoun.
www.wsahara.net /02/detwallsha.html   (223 words)

 Behind the Moroccan wall of shame : Mail & Guardian Online
But other walls have sprung up, and continue to spring up, and though they are far larger than the Berlin Wall, little or nothing is said about them.
Little is said about the wall the United States is erecting along its border with Mexico, or the double razor wire fences around Ceuta and Melilla, the Spanish enclaves on the Mediterranean coast of Morocco.
This wall, continuously mined and surveilled by thousands of soldiers, is 60 times longer than the Berlin Wall.
www.mg.co.za /articlePage.aspx?articleid=273635&area=/insight/insight__comment_and_analysis   (1196 words)

 Wall lanterns
Moroccan antique brass wall light shades with coloured glass eye (colours vary).
Large brass wall light shade with amber glass.
Antique effect Moroccan iron wall light shade with coloured glass bead.
www.maroque.co.uk /catalog.asp?p=00090   (605 words)

 Water Wall at Entrance to Arab Organisations Headquarters Building
he Moroccan water wall lends a cool tranquillity to the lobby.
As it reaches the bottom, the water is sent gently across a flat tile slab matching the vertical wall above before vanishing into invisible drainage slots in the tile work.
companion Moroccan tile-work across the lobby offers another eye-catching example of the art of zellige mosaics.
www.arabfund.org /aohq/waterwal.htm   (109 words)

 Moroccan Wholesaler - Moroccan lanterns, Moroccan lamps, henna lamps, wall lanterns, Moroccan gifts, garden furniture, ...
Moroccan Lanterns are the perfect touch for infusing a Moroccan feel to any room Whether it is the brass Moroccan lanterns or fl Moroccan lanterns the diffusion of light created by the coloured glass through the geometric patterns cut into the Moroccan lanterns diffuse the light to create an enchanting effect.
All our Moroccan Lanterns can be easily fitted using your existing light fittings and many are also suitable for use as candle holders.
Moroccan Leather Pouffes, Moroccan Cushions, Moroccan Kilim Cushions, Cushions
www.moroccanwholesaler.co.uk /moroccan_lanterns.htm   (234 words)

 Moroccan Wall Lamp Uk information
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Original Moroccan wall lamp light baroc henna NEW  £6.99.
Moroccan Wall Light Other products by Moroccan Handicrafts...
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 Terra Firma Tiles
70.00/m2.A Traditional moroccan glazed wall tile 10x10 on terracotta biscuit with chisselled edges f...
90.00/m2.A Traditional moroccan glazed wall tile 10x10 on terracotta biscuit with chisselled ed...
70.00/m2.A Traditional moroccan glazed wall tile 10x10 on terracotta biscuit with chisselled ed...
www.terrafirmatiles.co.uk /products.cfm?category=166   (131 words)

 eBay - moroccan wall, Home Decor, Lamps, Lighting, Ceiling Fans items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wrought Iron Moroccan Wall Candelabra LARGE GORGEOUS NR
Moroccan Aged Brass wall Sconce With Arabic Calligraphy
Moroccan Sconce North African Light Wall Henna Shade
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 Moroccan Henna Lamps
Large red Moroccan henna ceiling lamp 57cm wide.
Moroccan yellow pointy henna wall light shade (Ref. 20-60-041)
Iron and henna wall light shades in amber.
www.maroque.co.uk /catalog.asp?p=00086   (663 words)

 MysticBarrel.com - Moroccan Candle Lanterns
Metal and glass Moroccan style wall candle lantern for tealights or votives.
Tall Moroccan style candle lantern with amber glass panels.
Moroccan style lantern to set on a table or hang.
mysticbarrel.com /home_decor_gifts.html   (98 words)

 Unique Moroccan-Style Wall Lantern - Colorful Glass & Metal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Perfect for the patio, this Moroccan-style candle lantern features blue, amber and green colored glass panels in an ornate dark metal frame.
Hang by hook at top, hang on wall (hanging holes on back), or use as a free-standing lantern.
Note: This item has been discontinued and is limited to current quantity in stock only.
www.aspencountry.com /aspen/product.asp?dept_id=462&pfid=34686&pop_product=1   (90 words)

 Moroccan Wall - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Traditional Wall Sconce, For use in: Bedroom, Dining Room, Foyer & Hall Designed around an exotic pierced-lantern theme, the enchanting Moroccan Nights collection evokes images...
One Light Wall SconceThis collection suggests an exquisite Moroccan mystique through its African bronze finishes and interwoven rope motifsUses (1) Candelabra Base, B-10 bulb, 60w...
Two Light Wall SconceThis collection suggests an exquisite Moroccan mystique through its African bronze finishes and interwoven rope motifsUses (2) Medium base, B-11 bulbs, 60w...
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