SADR urges UN, AU to set date for referendum in Western Sahara

 Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), March 29, 2015 (SPS) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Salek, urged the United Nations and the African Union to quickly set a date for the holding of a referendum on self-determination of the Saharawi people, as (UN-AU) the guarantors of the implementation of the settlement plan accepted by both parties to the conflict (the Polisario Front and Morocco).

Saharawi human rights activist Aminetu Haidar calls for respect of Sahrawi rights

 Washington (USA), March 29, 2015 (SPS) - Saharawi human rights activist Aminetu Haidar has called on the Security Council to assume its responsibilities through expanding the prerogatives of MINURSO to include monitoring, protection and reporting about the situation of human rights in occupied Western Sahara.

Algerian Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs recalls Algeria’s consistent position on peoples’ self-determination through referendum

Algiers, March 29, 2015 (SPS) – Algerian Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel recalled Saturday in Algiers, Algeria’s consistent position, supportive to the principle of peoples’ self-determination through the organization of referendum.

Japanese parliamentarians support UN efforts for self-determination referendum in Western Sahara

Tokyo, March 28, 2015 (SPS) - Members of different parties in Japan have expressed support to the efforts of the United Nations for the organization of the referendum on self-determination of the Sahrawi people.
Members of the House of Councilors Satsuki EDA, Mizuho FUKUSHIMA, and Member of the House of Representatives Mito KAKIZAWA, co-signed a statement Friday affirming that they “support the efforts of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)”.

Western Sahara: UN should assume its responsibility

Boujdour (Refugee Camps), 2015 (SPS), March 28, 2015 (SPS) - The United Nations should assume its responsibility by forcing "the recalcitrant party (Morocco) to abide by Western Sahara decolonization in accordance of the international law," said Friday the Sahrawi coordinator with MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara), M'hamed Kheddad.

AU maintains its principled position on Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination

Addis Ababa - The African Union (AU) affirmed that it maintains its principled position on the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and the decolonization of Western Sahara, said an AU’s communiqué released on Thursday.

Sahrawi women “committed” to continuing their struggle for self-determination

Boujdour (Refugee Camps), March 27, 2015 (SPS) - The Sahrawi women reaffirmed Thursday their commitment to continuing their struggle for the self-determination and independence of their country.
Speaking at a preparatory conference for the congress of the National Union of Sahrawi Women, the participants in this meeting underlined their “commitment” to the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination, while reiterating their willingness to “always remain in the vanguard of the fight.”

Delegation from occupied territories visits refugee camps

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), March 26, 2015 (SPS) - A human rights delegation from the Occupied Territories of Western Sahara and the southern of  Morocco started on Wednesday a visit to the refugee camps.  

President of Republic offers condolences to Chancellor of Germany

Bir Lehlou (Liberated Zones), March 26, 2015(SPS) -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente Polisario, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has sent a condolence letter to the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, following the tragic airplane crash that occurred on Tuesday.
“On behalf of the Government and the Saharawi people, I would like to convey to you and to the German people our sincere condolences and solidarity in these painful moments,” said President Mohamed Abdelaziz in his letter to Angela Markel. 

EU supports UN efforts to resolve Western Sahara conflict

Strasburg (France), March 26, 2015 (SPS) -The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mrs. Federica Mogherini reaffirmed on Wednesday that the EU supports the efforts of the UN Secretary General to find a political solution, which ensure the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.


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