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.

Sahrawi woman takes part in ECOSOCC Standing Committee’s meeting

Khartoum, May 28, 2015 (SPS) - The Secretary General of Saharawi Women Union (UNMS), Ms. Fatma El Mahdi, has participated in a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African (ECOSOC), kicked off Wednesday in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.

The meeting assessed ECOSOC’s work in the past year and the forthcoming stages, especially the action plan to complete the representation of others countries yet to be members of the ECOSOC.

AFAPREDESA meets international human rights activists in Brazil

São Paulo (Brazil), May 28, 2015 (SPS) - Member of the Executive Bureau of Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA), Mohamed Hallab, has met the representatives of some international associations and human rights organizations, in the margin of the International Conference on Human Rights, underway in São Paulo, Brazil.

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.”


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