PM hails role of Interfaith Dialogue in defending Saharawi cause

Boujdour (refugee camps), Nov 18, 2014 (SPS) - Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, on Tuesday evening praised the role played by the Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, annually hosted by the Saharawi refugee camps, in defending the national cause at the level of international forums.

Concluding the Dialogue, the Minister expressed, on behalf of the Saharawi government, deep thanks and appreciation for the participants for bearing the burden of travel to be in the Saharawi refugee camps.

Ninth Interfaith Dialogue for Peace concludes its work

Boujdour (refugee camps), Nov 18, 2014 (SPS) - The 9th Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, held on 16-18 November under the theme “Prophet Yunus in Islam and Christianity”, on Tuesday evening concluded its work in the Wilaya of Boujdour, Saharawi refugee camps.

In a final communiqué issued at the end of the Dialogue, participants denounced Morocco’s grave violations of human rights perpetuated in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

US Congress well-informed about ongoing suffering of Saharawi people, says Janet

Boujdour (refugee camps), Nov 18, 2014 (SPS) - Head of the US delegation to the 9th Religions’ Dialogue for Peace, Ms. Janet Lenz, on Sunday said that the U.S. Congress “is well-informed about the ongoing suffering of the Saharawi people in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, especially Morocco’s violations of human rights.”

Wilaya of Boujdour hosts 9th edition of Religions’ Dialogue for Peace

Boujdour (refugee camps), Nov 18, 2014 (SPS) - The Wilaya of Boujdour hosts the ninth edition of the Religions’ Dialogue for Peace, which is to be concluded Tuesday under the theme “Prophet Yunus in the Holy Books”.

The conference is attended by Imams, Cheihks and scholars from Algeria, Mauritania and from the Saharawi Republic (SADR), in addition to priests and researchers from the United States of America.

At least 12 lectures were presented at the Dialogue.

Demonstration in occupied city of Boujdour against presence of Kosmos Energy Company

Boujdour (Occupied Territories), November 17, 2014 (SPS) - Many Saharawi demonstrators called Saturday in the occupied city of Boujdour for departure of the Cosmos energy company all other foreign companies involved through illegal contracts with the Moroccan occupier in the plundering of natural resources of the Saharawi people.

Pierre Galand urges international community to adopt "coherent" policy towards Saharawi issue

 Madrid, 16 November 2014 (APS) - President of the European Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO), Pierre Galand, urged Saturday in Madrid, the international community to adopt a "coherent" policy towards the Saharawi issue and enable the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.

Demonstration in Spain calling for independence of Western Sahara

Madrid, November 17, 2014 (SPS) - Thousands of demonstrators in Madrid Sunday called for a vote on independence for Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco since 1975.
Protesters took to the streets to "ask the Spanish government to intervene to help Sahrawis to be able to vote to decide" their status, according to Jose Taboada, President of the Spanish Coordination of Associations of Solidarity with Western Sahara, which organized the event.

Aminatou Haidar calls for quick action to stop violations by Morocco

Madrid, November 17, 2014 (SPS) -Sahrawi Human Rights activist Aminatou Haidarslammed Sunday in Madrid continued violations committed by Moroccan authorities against the Sahrawi people, denouncing the policy of the Kingdom of Morocco in continuing to defy the international community.

39th EUCOCO: Security Council, EU called upon to mete out sanctions against Morocco (final statement)

Madrid (SPAIN), November 16, 2014 (SPS) - Participants in the 39th edition of the European Conference for coordination of support and solidarity with the Saharawi people (EUCOCO) called Saturday in Madrid the Security Council and the European Union (EU) to "mete out sanctions" against Morocco and to "recognize" the Western Sahara (SADR) as "full member" of the UN.

''Robert F. Kennedy" foundation to present new report on human rights in Western Sahara

Madrid (SPAIN), November 16, 2014 (SPS) - The American Foundation ''Robert F. Kennedy for Justice and Human Rights” (R.F Kennedy Center) will present in the coming months a new report on the situation of human rights in Western Sahara, said Saturday in Madrid the representative of the NGO in the 39th European Conference for coordination of support and solidarity with the Saharawi people (EUCOCO).


Follow us on