Student movement in occupied Smara denounces Moroccan repressive intervention

Smara (Occupied Territories), April 21, 2015 (SPS) - The Sahrawi student movement in the occupied city of Smara has denounced the barbaric intervention by various Moroccan security services against the Sahrawi people in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, said a source of the Ministry of Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad.

The movement voiced its solidarity with the victims of this barbaric attack, pledging to continue the struggle against all forms of repression.

SADR takes part at Health for All International Forum in Cuba

Havana (Cuba), April 21 2015 (SPS) - The Minister of Public Health, Mr. Mohamed Lamine Daddy, takes part at the work of the “Health for All” international forum, held until April 24th, at the invitation of his Cuban counterpart, Roberto Morales Ojeda.

The meeting aims at exchanging experiences in the field of public health.

SNHRC asks the world to assume responsibility vis-à-vis Moroccan abuses in Western Sahara

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), April 21, 2015 (SPS) - The Saharawi National Human Rights Commission (SNHRC) has called upon the UN, AU and EU as well as all international human rights organizations and mechanisms to shoulder responsibility vis-à-vis the flagrant violations of human rights being committed by Moroccan repressive forces against innocent Saharawi citizens.

Intergroup on Western Sahara in European Parliament demands organisation of Sahrawi self-determination referendum

European Parliament, April 20, 2015 (SPS) - The Intergroup on Western Sahara in the European Parliament has asked Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon to urgently act to remove the burdens that prevent MINURSO from applying the international law which requires the consultation of the opinion of the Saharawi people about their future, in a letter today.

Protection and safety of Saharawi civilians in occupied territories responsibility of United Nations (President of Republic)

 Birlehlu (Liberated Zones), April 20, 2015 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has emphasized that the responsibility for the protection and safety of the defenseless Saharawi civilians in the occupied territories of Western Sahara is the responsibility of the United Nations, pending the decolonization of the territory through a fair and transparent referendum under the auspices of the United Nations.

AWSA demands UN SC to include human rights monitoring within MINURSO mandate

Melbourne, April 20, 2015 (SPS) - The President of the Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA), Ms Lyn Allison, demanded that the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) will include the monitoring of human rights in Western Sahara.

RFK Centre for Justice and Human Rights condemns Moroccan brutality in El Aaiun

Washington, April 19, 2015 (SPS) - The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights condemned Saturday the attack, recently, in El Aaiun (Sahrawi occupied territories) on human rights activist Aminatou Haidar and Sahrawis who were demonstrating peacefully.

Western Sahara: Messahel reiterates Algeria’s position

Madrid, April 19, 2015 (SPS) - Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel underlined Algeria’s position towards the issue of Western Sahara, emphasizing the support to the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination, in a two-day visit paid to Spain and ended on Friday.
At the end of his stay in Madrid, in which he held several meetings, Messahel pointed out the regional issues broached with the Spanish officials; particularly that relating to Western Sahara.

Brutal attack leaves several causalities in Smara occupied city

Smara (Occupied Territories), April 18, 2015 (SPS) – Several Sahrawi peaceful protestors were injured Friday following a “brutal” attack carried out by elements of the Moroccan police and standby forces in the streets of the occupied city of Smara, according to Sahrawi human rights sources. 

Angola, Namibia call for intensifying efforts to enable Saharawi people to exercise their right

 Luanda (Angola) April 18, 2015 (SPS) - Angola and Namibia has called on the international community to intensify efforts to enable the Saharawi people of exercising their right to self-determination and independence.
 On the occasion of the working visit by the Namibian President, Dr. Hage G. Geingob,to Angola on Thursday, the two countries reiterated their support for the just cause of the Saharawi people in a joint statement.


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