Ivar Fersters

Ivar is a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University, currently based in Malmö, Sweden.

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9 November 2018

Western Saharan media activist Bashir Khadda suspends 45-day hunger strike in Moroccan prison

Khadda is among 25 activists prosecuted and jailed by Moroccan authorities for their roles in the 2010 Gdeim Izik protest movement.

13 February 2018

‘We Want the World to Know': Activists Reporting on Occupation Face Legal Threats in Western Sahara

Local journalists and media activists reporting on the occupation and Moroccan abuses face legal obstacles and risk lengthy jail sentences in order to make their voices heard.

11 January 2018

Despite Threats of Censorship, Documentary Filmmakers Show Human Rights Violations in Western Sahara

The film gives audiences a close look at Western Sahara under Moroccan occupation.