As Israel recognizes the sovereignty of Morocco over Western Sahara, it is imperative that we stand in solidarity with the indigenous Sahrawis and their right to self-determination. The area known as Western Sahara today, commonly referred to as ‘Africa’s last colony’ was occupied by Spain up until 1975. Despite the International Court of Justice declaring the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination, the kingdom of Morocco has engaged in settler colonialism ever since. The US was the first country to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over the region, in December of 2020. Israel’s recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over the territory can be observed as an . . .