July 2012

Moroccan authorities of occupation arrest Saharawi journalist

El Aaiun (occupied territories), July 31, 2012 (SPS) - The Saharawi journalist Abdrabu Badi was arrested late in yesterday’s night by Moroccan policemen wearing civil clothes in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, informed the Executive Office of the Collective of Saharawi Defenders of Human Rights (CODESA).

Saharawi woman died after she run over by Moroccan police car

El Aaiun (occupied territories), July 31, 2012 (SPS) - The Saharawi citizen Ms. Lala Bakay, 68 years, died Tuesday in the occuoied city of El Aaiun around 01:00 in the morning due to serious injuries at the level of head, after a car of the Moroccan police run over her, according to a statement of the Executive Bureau of the Collective of Saharawi Defenders of Human Rights (CODESA).

Polisario Front: discourse of Moroccan king “disappointing” hopes of international community (official)

Shaheed Al hafed (refugee camps), July 31, 2012 (SPS) - The Polisario Front has described the speech of Moroccan king, addressed on Monday marking the so-called throne feast in Morocco, as “disappointing” to the hopes of international community, for its flagrant intransigence and absence of the political will to resolve the Western Sahara conflict, in a statement concluded a meeting of the Office of POLISARIO National Secretariat chaired by its Secretary General and President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz.

Spain's repatriation of aid workers from Sahrawi refugee camps “pure and simple abandonment,” says CNASPS

Algiers, July 30, 2012 (SPS) - The Algerian National Committee for Support to the Sahrawi People (CNASPS) considered the Spanish government’s decision to bringing home aid workers from the Sahrawi refugees camps as a “ pure and simple abandonment” of the Saharawi refugees, calling it to cancel this “disgraceful” decision.

Following Spain's decision: 20 aid workers expected early August in Saharawi refugee camps

Madrid, July 30, 2012 (SPS) - The President of the Coordination of Spanish Associations of solidarity with the Saharawi people (CEAS-Sahara), José Taboada, said Monday that a group of 20 Spanish aid workers expected to set foot on August 7 in the Saharawi refugee camps, according to the Spanish Press Agency (EFE).

Aid worker Oropesa reassured and have confidence on security measures taken by POLISARIO Front

Shaheed Al Hafed (refugee camps), July 30, 2012 (SPS) - The Spanish aid worker Pepe Oropesa, who choose to stay in the Saharawi refugee camps after his country’s government repatriate aid workers, has expressed his confidence on the security measures taken by the Polisario Front to protect the foreigners and aid workers in the camps, in a statements on Monday to SPS.

Turkish delegation visits Saharawi refugee camps

Shaheed Al hafed (refugee camps), July 30, 2012 (SPS) - At the invitation of the Saharawi Red Crescent, a Turkish delegation of Friendship Stone’s Charity Association is making a working and solidarity visit to the Saharawi refugee camps lasts three days to preview conditions of the Saharawi refugees.

The delegation expected to visit some Wilayas and municipalities of the Saharawi Republic, and will have meetings with officials and citizens, according to a statement of the Saharawi Red Crescent.

ACHPR calls on Morocco to allow fact-finding mission to Sahrawi occupied territories

Algiers, July 29, 2012 (SPS) - The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) officially called on Morocco to allow a fact-finding mission to visit the occupied territories of Western Sahara and to inquire about the situation of human rights, the Algerian National Committee for Support to Saharawi People (CNASPS) said Sunday in Algiers.

We have no idea about any imminent danger explaining Spain’s bringing back aid workers from Saharawi refugee camps, says Saharawi diplomat

Madrid, July 29, 2012 (SPS) - “Polisario Front has no idea about any imminent danger against the humanitarian aid workers in the Saharawi refugee camps,” the POLISARIO Representative to Spain, Mr. Bachraya Bayun, told Saturday Spanish Radio “Cadena SER”, highlighting “there is no justification explains Spanish government’s decision to repatriate the cooperators from the camps.”

Solidarity associations with Saharawi people condemns Spain’s repatriation of cooperators from Saharawi refugee camps

Madrid, July 29, 2012 (SPS) - The Spanish associations of friendship and solidarity with the Saharawi people have condemned Spain’s unilateral decision to bring home its cooperators from the Saharawi refugee camps.


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