Western Sahara

President of Republic receives Honorary Doctorate from Hungarian university

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), December 19, 2014 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, received Friday the honorary doctor degree in Political sciences from the Pro Deo University of the Nightly Order of Malta, based in New York.

Australia Western Sahara Association organizes protest against Incitec Pivot

Melbourne (Australia), December 19, 2014 (SPS) - Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) organized Thursday in Melbourne protest in front of the seat where the Australian company Incitec Pivot annual general assembly was held, said a statement of the Polisario Front representation in Australia.  
 The supporters of the Saharawi people addressed the looting of phosphate carried out by the Australian company Incitec Pivot in complicity with the Moroccan regime.

President of Republic congratulates Cuban counterpart on release of Cuban prisoners

 Birlehlu (Liberated Territories) December 18, 2014 (SPS) – The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, congratulated Thursday his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, following the release of three Cubans who were in the United States prisons.

Sahrawi government reaffirms its commitment to fighting terrorism

Algiers, December 19, 2014 (SPS) - Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Ghali reaffirmed Thursday in Algiers his country’s commitment to continuing fight against terrorism, in accordance with its international commitments, affirming that the terrorist groups “are financed with the funds of drug trafficking of which Morocco is the first producer and exporter.”

Sahrawi National Council resumes autumn session

9 June School, December 18, 2014 (SPS) - The Sahrawi National Council resumed Wednesday the first autumn session of the ninth legislative custody.
The session was opened November 30, with the approval of the agenda, which includes the evaluation of the government's program and the work of the Office of the National Council, in addition to some other points addressed by the session.

American delegation on visit in Sahrawi refugee camps

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), December 18, 2014 (SPS) - An American delegation started Wednesday a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps and liberated territories of the SADR.
 The delegation composed of directors of newspapers and institutions of studies, filmmakers and university professors, and visited some public utilities and national institutions including the Ministry of Information. It also visited the Wilaya of Smara and the Moroccan wall of shame.

Foreign Minister meets with Vice President of Panama

 Panama, December 18, 2014 (SPS) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, met Tuesday with the Vice President and Foreign Minister of Panama, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado.
 During the meeting, Mr. Ould Salek expressed the interest of the government of the Saharawi Republic to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries and reopen the Saharawi diplomatic mission in Panama.
The visit of the Foreign Minister in Panama is part of a tour of Latin America, it should be recalled. (SPS)

Africa Games 2015: SADR participate in next edition

 Algiers, December 18, 2014 (SPS) - The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will participate in the 11th edition of the 2015 - African Games, scheduled from 4 to 19 September, in Brazzaville, Congo, announced Monday in Algiers the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohamed Mouloud Mohamed Fadel.
 This statement was made during his meeting with his Algerian counterpart, Mohamed Tahmi, who welcomed the first participation of athletes of the SADR at the next African Games in Congo.

Saharawi human rights activist Aminetou Haidar received by German Bundestag Vice President

 Berlin (Germany), December 18, 2014 (SPS) - Saharawi human rights activist, Aminetou Haidar was received Tuesday in Berlin by the Vice-President of the German Bundestag (parliament), Mrs. Adelgard Pullman.

Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed denied right to medication

 Marrakech (Morocco), December 17, 2014 (SPS) – The prison administration in Marrakech, Morocco, prevented Tuesday Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed from the right to medication and refused to transfer him to hospital to receive some necessary medical examinations.
According to Sahrawi human rights sources in the place, the prison administration refused to transfer him to hospital because he did not want to put on the prison suit for the reason that it degrades his dignity as a prisoner of opinion.


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