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No state recognizes Morocco’s sovereignty on Western Sahara, says Sahrawi official

Algiers, Wednesday, 20 August 2014 (SPS) - Morocco’s sovereignty in Western Sahara is recognized by no state, said Tuesday in Algiers the Secretary General of the Union of Saharawi Workers Mohamed Cheikh Lahbib.
 
“Morocco’s sovereignty on Western Sahara is recognized by no state. Morocco seeks to get a foothold in the Sahel and borders in the region,” the Sahrawi official said at El-Moudjahid forum, underlining Morocco’s “expansionist” policy.
 

Saharawi civil society celebrates International Day of Human Rights

Boujador (refugee camps), Dec 10, 2012 (SPS) - Saharawi Civil society in refugee camps celebrated today in the Wilaya of Boujador International Day of Human Rights.
 
 At a conference on human rights in Western Sahara organized by the Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA) and National Union of Saharawi Women (UNMS) with the participation Belgium association.
 

Religious Dialogue for Peace is a message of Solidarity with the Saharawi people, says Prime Minster

Boujadour (Saharawi Refugee Camps), Nov 26, 2012 (SPS) - Prime Minster Abdelkader Taleb Omar said yesterday  at the opening of the Seventh Religious Dialogue for Peace  that "choosing the Saharawi refugee camps to hold such event is a message of solidarity and support with the Saharawi cause."
Prime Minister asserted that “the large participation at the forum, is clear message to the Moroccan false propaganda which tries to link Saharawi people with terrorism and the Saharawi refugee camps are not safe “
 

President of Republic demands end of "arbitrary" detention of Saharawi political prisoners of Izik Gdeim

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), October 25, 2012 (SPS) - The President of the Republic and Secretary General of Frente Polisario,Mohamed Abdelaziz Wednesday called on United Nations Secretary General  Ban Ki-moon to intervene "urgently" to put an end to Morocco's disregard for international law.
 

President of Republic calls on Ban ki-moon to intervene to respond to legitimate demand s of family of Said Dambar

Bir Lehlu (liberated territories) , June06, 2012 (SPS). - President of the Republic and  Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, , has called on  the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon to intervene to respond to  the legitimate demands of the family of the young Saharawi Said Dambar, assassinated  on December 22, 2010, by a Moroccan policeman  and buried by the occupation authorities without its   permission.

President of Uruguay expresses firm position of his government in supporting Sahrawi struggle

Montevideo (Uruguay) February28, 2012(SPS) president of the Republic of Uruguay, Jose Mujika expressed Monday the firm position of his government in supporting the just Saharawi struggle, during his reception in Montevideo, to, Mohamed Yeslem Baisat, Minister Delegate for Latin America and special envoy of President, Mohamed Abdel Aziz.
      

Prime Minister supervises inauguration of first publishing house in Saharawi refugee camps

February 27th School (refugee camps) Nov 17, 2011 (SPS) - Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, has overseen on Tuesday the inauguration of the first publishing house in the Saharawi  refugee camps, “L'Harmattan -RASD", which is branch of Saharawi Journalists and Writers Union (UPES).
 
 The opening ceremony was attended by members of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, ministers and parliamentarians.
 

AMDH expresses concern about grave situation of Saharawi political prisoners on hunger strike in Salé(Morocco)

Rabat (Morocco), Nov 16, 2011 (SPS)- The Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH) expressed Saturday deep concern about the deteriorating health status of  Saharawi political prisoners on hunger strike since Oct 31 in Salé prison, Morocco.
 
In statement concluded the meeting of its bureau, the Moroccan NGO  underlined that the meeting  highlighted the grave situation of the Saharawi political prisoners subjected to military court, who began an unlimited hunger strike since Oct 23, to demand their release or a fair trial.

Polisario Front Representation in Europe calls to end Moroccan repression in Dakhla

Brussels, October 7, 2011 (SPS) - The Polisario Front Representation in Europe has condemned the continuing attacks on the Sahrawi  civilian population in the southern occupied Western Sahara of Dakhla (formerly Villacisneros), in a statement released by the Representation.