Western Sahara

Presidentof Republic reaffirm Sahrawis are determined to continue struggle for freedom and independence

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories), 30 May 2014 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, reiterated Thursday in a letter to the delegates of the 10th Congress of the Algerian National Liberation Front  that the Saharawi people is determined to continue fighting to achieve their goals in freedom and independence.
He also praised the role of Algeria in the battle for the liberation and decolonization of Algeria, Africa and the world.

Letter from President of Republic to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Chahid El Hafed, May 29, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz on Wednesday sent a letter to the High Commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights, Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, concerning the violations of human rights committed by Morocco against the Saharawi people and the visit conducted on April 2015 by a UNHCHR’s technical mission to the occupied Saharawi cities of El Aaiun and Dajla.

CAT declares admissible Naama Asfari’s complaint against Morocco

Paris, May 29, 2015 (SPS) - The Committee Against Torture (CAT) declared “admissible” the complaint filed by Naama Asfari, Saharawi human rights defender, against Morocco, urging Rabat to respond to the victim’s accusations, informed Thursday the Action by Christians Against Torture (ACAT) in a dispatch published on its website.

PM represents President Mohamed Abdelaziz at inauguration of Nigerian president-elect

Abuja, May 29, 2015 (SPS) - Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar represents the President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz at the inauguration ceremony of the newly-elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, scheduled to take place today.

Saharawi Premier participates in the event at the official invitation of the outgoing Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck.

Ambassador Lamine Baali calls for addressing forced displacement phenomena in Africa

Midrand (South Africa), May 29, 2015 (SPS) - The Permanent Representative to the AU and Ambassador in Ethiopia, Mr. Lamine Baali, has called on the Member States of the African Union to make every effort to address the plight of victims of forced displacement in Africa, highlighting the need for governments to build their capacity to respond to natural disasters.

Algeria, Lesotho for self-determination of Sahrawi people

Algiers, May 28, 2015 (SPS) - Algeria and Lesotho reaffirmed Thursday their support for the UN in its efforts to find a solution to the conflict of Western Sahara based on the exercise by the Saharawi people of their “inalienable” right to self-determination, according to a joint statement released Thursday after the state visit paid by King of Lesotho Lestie III, at the invitation of President of the Algerian Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Saharawi delegation attends 10th congress of Algeria National Liberation Front

Algiers, May 28, 2015 (SPS) - At an official invitation by FLN, a Saharawi delegation, led by the Head of Polisario Front Organization Secretariat Mr. Salem Lbsir, on Wednesday took part at the opening ceremony of the 10th congress of the National Liberation Front of Algeria (FLN), kicked off Thursday in Algiers.

Mr. Salem Lbsir said the delegation delivered a letter from the President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz to the participants of the Congress.

Saharawi MP re-elected vice-president of Pan-African Parliament

Johannesburg, May 28, 2015 (SPS) - Member of the Pan-African Parliament Ms. Suelma Beiruk of the Saharawi Republic (SADR) has been re-elected to a second term as vice-president of the continental parliament, during the elections held Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The election of Saharawi female MP to the post reflects a clear interest shown by the African Union (AU) to the conflict of Western Sahara, illegally occupied by Morocco.

Health Minister starts working visit to Canary Islands

Tenerife (Canary Islands) May 28, 2015 (SPS) - The Minister of Public Health Mr. Mohamed Lamin Dadi has started a working visit to the Canary Islands, Spain, to hold meetings with the its authorities.

Upon his arrival, the minister has talks with council of the professional association of doctors (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), where he informed them about the latest development on the Saharawi issue

Algeria, Italy for Saharawi people’s right to self-determination

Rome, May 28, 2015 (SPS) - Algeria and Italy reaffirmed Wednesday in Rome, in a final joint statement culminating the works of the 3rd Algerian-Italian high level meeting, their support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.


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