http://www.spsrasd.info/en/homepage/%252F en AU calls for renewed efforts to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/au-calls-renewed-efforts-resolve-conflict-western-sahara <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/images_66.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Addis Ababa</strong>, 16 April 2014(SPS)- The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, calls for renewing efforts to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara, welcoming the report issued by the UN Secretary General on the situation concerning Western Sahara, on 10 April 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/au-calls-renewed-efforts-resolve-conflict-western-sahara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:15:52 +0000 mohd salem yumani 19244 at http://www.spsrasd.info British NGO for giving MINURSO the power to monitor human rights http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/british-ngo-giving-minurso-power-monitor-human-rights <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/WSC2.gif" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>London</strong>, April 16, 2014 (SPS) - On the eve of the UN Security Council&acute;s meeting on April 17th, Western Sahara UK Campaign has appealed to the Security Council to fulfill its duty to the Saharawi people, by giving the MINURSO the powers to monitor human rights in Western Sahara.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/british-ngo-giving-minurso-power-monitor-human-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:35:19 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19232 at http://www.spsrasd.info SPS receives appreciation letter from St. Petersburg State University http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/sps-receives-appreciation-letter-st-petersburg-state-university <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/DSC_1653.JPG" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Chahid Al Hafed</strong> (refugee camps), April 16, 2014 (SPS) - Sahara Press Service (SPS) has received a letter of congratulation and appreciation from the High School of Journalism and Mass Communication of Saint Petersburg State University.</p> <p> In a ceremony organized Wednesday, a young journalist from the aforementioned university, also a cooperator with SPS since two years, presented this letter to SPS director, in the presence of the Polisario Front&acute;s Representative in Moscow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/sps-receives-appreciation-letter-st-petersburg-state-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:03:17 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19227 at http://www.spsrasd.info Spanish women delegation expelled by Moroccan occupying authorities http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/spanish-women-delegation-expelled-moroccan-occupying-authorities <p><strong>El Aaiun</strong> (occupied territories), April 16, 2014 (SPS) - Moroccan occupying authorities expelled Tuesday a Spanish women delegation from the airport of the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/spanish-women-delegation-expelled-moroccan-occupying-authorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:32 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19226 at http://www.spsrasd.info Moroccan forces heinously attack Saharawi demonstrators http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/moroccan-forces-heinously-attack-saharawi-demonstrators <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/ment%20ahl%20andur%2015%20aaiun%20014.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>El Aaiun</strong> (occupied territories), April 16, 2014 (SPS) - Moroccan occupying forces heinously attacked Tuesday night the Saharawi demonstrators in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, leaving a heavy toll of victims, according to preliminary reports.</p> <p> The demonstrators called for right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, release of Saharawi political prisoners, cease the plunder of natural resources and human rights violations carried out by Morocco in Western Sahara.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/moroccan-forces-heinously-attack-saharawi-demonstrators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:12 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19219 at http://www.spsrasd.info Organizations call for human rights monitoring to be included in MINURSO mandate http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/organizations-call-human-rights-monitoring-be-included-minurso-mandate <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/VICTIMAS%20TORTURAS_1_3.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Brussels</strong>, April 15, 2014 (SPS) - In anticipation of the United Nations Security Council meeting on Western Sahara on 17th April, 115 organizations, of which Saharawi organizations and international ONGs, from 21 countries around the world have issued a joint letter calling on the UN Security Council to agree an expansion of the current MINURSO mandate to include the monitoring and protection of the human rights in Western Sahara.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/organizations-call-human-rights-monitoring-be-included-minurso-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:28:35 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19208 at http://www.spsrasd.info HRW urges UNSC to extend MINURSO mandate to incorporate human rights monitoring http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/hrw-urges-unsc-extend-minurso-mandate-incorporate-human-rights-monitoring <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/arton20015_18.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Washington</strong>, April 15, 2014 (SPS) - Human Rights Watch has urged the Security Council of the United Nations to extend the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to incorporate human rights monitoring, welcoming the call made by Ban Ki-moon in his report on the situation in Western Sahara released April 10, 2014 for &ldquo;sustained, independent and impartial monitoring of human rights.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/hrw-urges-unsc-extend-minurso-mandate-incorporate-human-rights-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:31:14 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19205 at http://www.spsrasd.info Saharawi Students Union organizes 3rd edition of MINURSO MANDATE http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/saharawi-students-union-organizes-3rd-edition-minurso-mandate <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/DSC_1531.JPG" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Chahid Al Hafed</strong> (refugee camps), April 15, 2014 (SPS) - Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) organized Monday the 3rd edition of the annual demonstration MINURSO MANDATE, aimed at calling on the Security Council to extend the UN mission in Western Sahara to include human rights and natural resources plunder&rsquo;s monitoring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/saharawi-students-union-organizes-3rd-edition-minurso-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:27:08 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19204 at http://www.spsrasd.info Morocco has not abided by 2013 Security Council’s resolution on Western Sahara (EMHRN) http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/morocco-has-not-abided-2013-security-council%E2%80%99s-resolution-western-sahara-emhrn <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-photo-depeche"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/sites/default/files/imagecache/icone/EMHRN.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-icone imagecache-default imagecache-icone_default" width="90" height="90" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Copenhagen</strong>, April 15, 2014 (SPS) - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) has noted that since the Moroccan regime has, since 30 April 2013&rsquo;s Security Council resolution extending MINURSO&rsquo;s mandate, continued to violate human rights Western Sahara.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/morocco-has-not-abided-2013-security-council%E2%80%99s-resolution-western-sahara-emhrn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:10:28 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19190 at http://www.spsrasd.info Algeria “satisfied” with UN SG report on Western Sahara http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/algeria-%E2%80%9Csatisfied%E2%80%9D-un-sg-report-western-sahara <p><strong>Algiers</strong>, April 15, 2014 (SPS) - Algeria has welcomed &ldquo;with satisfaction&rdquo; UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon&rsquo;s report on Western Sahara, presented to the Security Council, said Monday the Algerian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdelaziz Benali Cherif.</p> <p><a href="http://www.spsrasd.info/en/content/algeria-%E2%80%9Csatisfied%E2%80%9D-un-sg-report-western-sahara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Western Sahara Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:34:28 +0000 dadah mohamed mulud 19185 at http://www.spsrasd.info