AI launches urgent appeal to protect Sahrawi prisoners in occupied El Aaiun Local Prison

London, September 20, 2014 (SPS) -  Amnesty International (AI) initiated Thursday an appeal to protect seven Sahrawi prisoners on hunger strike against torture at the Local Prison in the occupied city of El Aaiun, on its official site.   
The organization indicated that the seven Sahrawi prisoners were “severely” beaten on 17 September in El Aaiun Local Prison and they have gone on hunger strike in protest.

France should play role in supporting peace, democracy and human rights in Western Sahara (President of Republic)

Shaheed Hafed, September 20, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Republic Secretary-General of the Polisario Front Mohamed Abdelaziz called France to play a role in supporting peace, stability and human rights in Western Sahara, in a statement following a meeting with a French delegation of Algeria-France parliamentary friendship group.

French delegation of Algeria-France parliamentary friendship group visits Sahrawi refugee camps

Smara (Refugee Camps), September 20, 2014 (SPS) - A French delegation of Algeria-France Parliamentary Friendship Group, led by its head Patrick Mennucci, has started Friday a visit to the Sahrawi refugee camps to enquire about their situation.
The visit "is an opportunity to enquire about the situation of the Sahrawi refugees and the difficult humanitarian conditions in which they are living in the camps, far from anything read in book or reported by the media or on the Net," said Mennuci upon his arrival.

French delegation starts visit in Saharawi refugee camps

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Sept 18, 2014 (SPS) - A French delegation of the parliamentary committee of solidarity with the Saharawi people began Thursday a two-day visit in the Saharawi refugee camps, said the Ministry of Information.

According to agenda of the visit, the delegation will hold Thursday evening a meeting with the Minister of Cooperation and the head of the External Relations Committee at the Saharawi National Council (Parliament), stated the Ministry of Information, in statement issued today.

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.

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.


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