Former Saharawi political prisoner discloses odious face of Moroccan regime

Geneva, Sept 18, 2014 (SPS) - The former Saharawi political prisoner, Mastafa Mashdoufi, presented Wednesday a testimony before the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council, underway in Geneva, in which he unveiled the horrible face of the Moroccan regime.

Ministry of Culture hosts seminar on microcredits

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 17, 2014 (SPS) - A seminar on microcredits was organized Wednesday morning at the Conference Hall in the headquarters of the Saharawi Ministry of Culture.

In a speech during the event, the Secretary General of the Cooperation Ministry, Sid El-Ouali Amer, highlighted the goals underlined by the Saharawi Government to put into force such project, mainly of which to encourage productive projects and self-sufficiency, in addition to develop the national economy.

Council of Ministers condemns Moroccan continued obstruction to settlement efforts

Chahid Al Hafed, 17 Sept, 2014 (SPS)- The Council of Ministers has condemned Tuesday evening the Moroccan continued obstruction to the settlement efforts, stressing that the only solution to the conflict is through enabling the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination and independence.

Council of Ministers warns of influence of Moroccan drugs on security and stability

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 17, 2014 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers has warned of the influence of drugs coming from Morocco on the security and stability in the region, calling on the Saharawi people to stand in the face of Moroccan occupation’s intrigues and policies.

Occupied Boujdour: peaceful protest banned by Moroccan forces

Boujdour (occupied territories), Sept 17, 2014 (SPS) - Moroccan occupying forces on Monday banned a peaceful protest was planned by Saharawi human rights bodies in the occupied city of Boujdour, said a right source.

The protesters was demanding the release of all Saharawi political prisoners languishing in Moroccan jails, extension of MINURSO mandate to include human rights monitoring and respecting the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

Saharawi president warns against danger of drugs coming from Morocco

Algiers, Sept 17, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz warned Sunday against the danger of the “drugs coming from Morocco which are, he said, an important source of funding for terrorist groups.

Polisario Front representatives to Spain meet to assess annual action plan

Madrid, Sept 16, 2014 (SPS) - Representatives of the Polisario Front in the Spanish autonomous communities met early this week in Madrid to evaluate the annual plan of action and to put into action the decisions taken by the recent session of the National Secretariat of the Frente Polisario.

The diplomats denounced the “negative and irresponsible” way of dealing from the part of Morocco with the efforts of the United Nations (UN) to find a solution to the conflict of Western Sahara.

Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola virus

New York, Sept 16, 2014 (SPS) - Security Council of the United Nations will hold Thursday an emergency meeting to tackle the spread of Ebola virus in West Africa.

The U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, who presides over the Council during the month of September, said that Washington hopes this meeting will come up with “concrete commitments” to combat this epidemic.

Norwegian Conservative Youth urges government to work for protection of Saharawi human rights

Oslo, Sept 16, 2014 (SPS) - Youth League of Norway’s Conservative Party called Monday upon the Government to act in favour of the protection of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, in a motion on Western Sahara adopted unanimously by its National Council.

The motion asked the Government of Norway to take a “public and frank” stance opposing France’s one which aims at undermining the protection of human rights in Western Sahara.

Moroccan occupying forces intervene aggressively against Saharawi protesters

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), Sept 16, 2014 (SPS) - Moroccan occupying forces “aggressively” intervened Monday evening in Smara street in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, against a group of Saharawi protesters were trying to participate in a peaceful protest organized  by Saharawi human rights associations.


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