WFP announces Saudi donation of dates for Saharawi refugees

Algiers, May 27, 2015 (SPS) - World Food Programme (WFP) said Tuesday it has delivered a food aid shipment containing 252 tons of dates as part of an annual donation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the benefit of Saharawi refugees currently living in the Algerian province of Tindouf.

“A shipment of 252 tons of dates has been cleared at the port of Oran as part of the annual donation by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Algeria,” stated WFP said in a statement.

Decolonization of Western Sahara, the world's debt to the Saharawi people (Expert)

Rio de Janeiro, 27/05/2015 (SPS) - Moara Crivelente, political expert, journalist and member of the Brazilian Center of Solidarity with the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (Cebrapaz), advising the president of the World Peace Council , published today on the russian website of Pravda an article under the title "Decolonization of Western Sahara, the world's debt to the Saharawi people".

Saharawi cause present at São Paulo international conference on human rights

São Paulo (Brazil), May 27, 2015 (SPS) - The Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA) has organized an exhibition to spread awareness about the Sahrawi issue, during the 4th edition of International Conference on Human Rights, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The exhibition was an opportunity for the participants to get to know human rights violations taking place in the occupied territories of Western Sahara and in southern Morocco.

Minister of Youth says more than 5000 children to spend summer holiday in Europe

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), May 26, 2015 (SPS) - The Minister of Youth and Sport, Mr. Mohamed Moulud Mohamed Fadel, said more than 5000 Saharawi children are going to spend summer holiday 2015 with hosting families in Spain and other European countries, as part of the annual programme “Vacaciones en Paz (vacations in peace)” to start next month.

Abuja hosts international conference on Western Sahara decolonization in early June

Lagos (Nigeria), May 26, 2015 (SPS) - The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced the organization of an international conference on the decolonization of Western Sahara under the motto: “Towards the liberation of the Last Colony in Africa.”

Africa cannot achieve sustainable development while SADR pleeding (Culture Minister)

Johannesburg, May 26, 2015(SPS) - Minister of Culture Ms. Jadija Hamdi said “Africa cannot achieve sustainable development while part of it is still pleading, as is the case of the Sahrawi Republic (SADR).”

“A free Africa cannot develop or achieve sustainable development, while part of it still pleading,” stated the Minister, in a speech delivered at the Fourth African Conference on Culture, held from 25 to 27 May 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Zimbabwe reiterates solidarity with Saharawi people struggle

Harare, May 26, 2015 (SPS) - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has renewed his country’s support and solidarity with the struggle of the Saharawi people for freedom and independence, in a statement delivered on his own behalf by FM Simbarashe Mumbengegwi in a ceremony hosted Monday by Zimbabwe Foreign Ministry to mark the 52nd anniversary of Africa Day.

King Mohammed VI’s visit to Senegal ends up in failure

Dakar, May 26, 2015 (SPS) - The visit of Moroccan King, Mohammed VI, to Senegal was marked by two incidents that tarnished the image Moroccan government wanted to promote with regard to the relationship between the two countries.

In addition to the judicial follow-up against Karim Wade, Moroccan King’s close friend and the son of Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, two altercations occurred between the personal guards of the Moroccan King and those of Senegalese President Macky Sall.

President of Republic congratulates President of Guyana on National Day

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Zones), May 25, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent Monday a congratulatory message to his counterpart of the Republic of Guyana, Mr. David Granger, on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of independence.

UN Committee of 24 calls for decolonization of Western Sahara

 Managua (Nicaragua), May 25, 2015 (SPS) - The participants in the regional Conference of the UN Special Committee on Decolonization (the Committee of 24,) held recently in Managua, Nicaragua, has renewed called for the completion of the decolonization process in Western Sahara through the organization of a free and transparent referendum allowing the people of Western Sahara to exercise freely their right to self-determination.


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