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Stefan Simanowitz

Stefan Simanowitz

    FiSahara - The world's most remote film festival
    FiSahara - The world's most remote film festival
    As the great and the good of the world's film industry prepared to descend on Cannes last week, a very different film festival was coming to a...
    Deep Read: The power of the hunger strike
    Deep Read: The power of the hunger strike
    While the hunger strike may have made its greatest political gains in the 20th century helping to expose injustice, overturn prejudice and even...
    Shooting fires up Western Sahara
    Shooting fires up Western Sahara
    While on a tour aimed at reviving talks between the two sides in one of the world's longest running conflicts, Christopher Ross, the United Nations...
    Western Sahara and the tide of history
    Western Sahara and the tide of history
    In 1960 the United Nations adopted resolution 1514 which stated that all people have a right to self-determination and that colonialism should be...
    Voting in a country that doesn't exist
    Voting in a country that doesn't exist
    Somaliland voters braved al-Qaeda threats to engage in "the devil's practice" -- but the result of the poll won't be recognised outside the...
    A tragedy for Western Sahara
    A tragedy for Western Sahara
    Anyone who has seen Hunger, Steve McQueen's harrowing film about the Maze prison hunger strike, will have some idea of just how horrific...