Africa Games 2015: SADR participate in next edition

 Algiers, December 18, 2014 (SPS) - The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will participate in the 11th edition of the 2015 - African Games, scheduled from 4 to 19 September, in Brazzaville, Congo, announced Monday in Algiers the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohamed Mouloud Mohamed Fadel.
 This statement was made during his meeting with his Algerian counterpart, Mohamed Tahmi, who welcomed the first participation of athletes of the SADR at the next African Games in Congo.

Saharawi human rights activist Aminetou Haidar received by German Bundestag Vice President

 Berlin (Germany), December 18, 2014 (SPS) - Saharawi human rights activist, Aminetou Haidar was received Tuesday in Berlin by the Vice-President of the German Bundestag (parliament), Mrs. Adelgard Pullman.

Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed denied right to medication

 Marrakech (Morocco), December 17, 2014 (SPS) – The prison administration in Marrakech, Morocco, prevented Tuesday Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed from the right to medication and refused to transfer him to hospital to receive some necessary medical examinations.
According to Sahrawi human rights sources in the place, the prison administration refused to transfer him to hospital because he did not want to put on the prison suit for the reason that it degrades his dignity as a prisoner of opinion.

Moroccan police “brutally” torture young Sahrawi

 El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), December 17, 2014 (SPS) - A Moroccan police patrol arrested Monday evening in the occupied city of El Aaiun young Sahrawi, Erguibanu Lehwage, and “brutally” tortured him using sticks and batons, on the grounds of his participation in the demonstration called for by human rights organizations in the city.

Independence of Africa remains incomplete as long as Western Sahara is occupied, says Vice President of Mozambican parliament

9 June School (Refugee Camps), December 17, 2014 (SPS) – The Vice-President of Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias, stressed Tuesday at the headquarters of the Saharawi National Council that the independence of Africa is incomplete as long as the last case of decolonization in Africa, Western Sahara is under colonial occupation.

Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Babir starts unlimited hunger strike

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), December 17, 2014 (SPS) – Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Babir initiated December 13, at local prison in Ait Meloul, Morocco, unlimited hunger strike in protest to the repeated physical assaults which he has been subjected to by the prison officials, according to Sahrawi human rights sources.  
Father of the Sahrawi political prisoner said he had learned from inside the prison that his son has been subjected to beating and torture by the prison officers, added the sources.

President of Saharawi National Council receives Vice President of Mozambican parliament

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), December 17, 2014 (SPS) – The President of the Sahrawi National Council, Khatry Adduh, received Tuesday at the Guest house the Vice President of the Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias.  
The meeting addressed the bilateral relations between the two countries and means to strengthen them, human rights violation committed by Morocco in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, and advocating of the Sahrawi in the world forums.

Saharawi Red Crescent organizes farewell ceremony to WFP representive

Shaheed Elhafedh (refugee camps), December 16, 2014 (SPS) - The Saharawi Red Crescent (SRC) organized on Monday a farewell ceremony at its headquarters in Shaheed Elhafedh in honor of the representative of the World Food Programme (WFP) in Algeria, Mr. Pedro Figueiredo at the end of his mission.

Conclusion of conference of Sahrawi journalists in Europe

Aviles, (Asturias), December 16, 2014 (SPS) – The first conference of Sahrawi journalists in Europe under the theme “Credibility, Message, Professionalism” held inAviles(Asturias), Spain, concluded Sunday following two days of deliberations.
The participants focused during the conference held after the name of “Mohamed Ibrahim Basiri” in their speeches on the situation of Sahrawi media and the challenges facing it.

African delegations visit Sahrawi refugee camps

Shaheed Elhafed (Refugee Camps), December 16, 2014 (SPS) – African delegations start Tuesday a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps, where they hold meetings and attend several activities.
They include a delegation of Mozambique led by the president of the Mozambican parliament, a delegation of Nigeria composed of Nigerian university teachers, and the president of the preparatory committee of the International Conference on the Western Sahara.  


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