Young Saharawi dies in landmine explosion near occupied Boujdour

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), Aug 27, 2014 (SPS) - The young Saharawi Abdallahi Ahmed Al-Kharchi on Monday died in a landmine blast, which occurred in Madalchiat, 50 km east of the occupied city of Boujdour in Western Sahara, said a Saharawi media source.

Like many areas in Western Sahara under the Moroccan occupation, Madalchiat is contaminated with thousands of anti-personnel landmines, which were planted by Moroccan army during the armed war against the Saharawi people.

UESARIO 2nd Congress: international community, responsible for impasse in Western Sahara

Awserd (refugee camps), Aug 27, 2014 (SPS) - The 2nd Congress of the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) said that the current political impasse in the UN settlement of Western Sahara is still a stain on the international community, calling on the UN to shoulder responsibility vis-à-vis the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

UESARIO elects new Secretary General

Awserd (Refugee Camps), August 26, 2014 (SPS) - The Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UESARIO) elected Tuesday Moulay Brahim Mhamed the new secretary general of the organization during its II Congress held from August 23-25, in the wilaya of Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps.
The Congress had been prolonged for 24 hours for holding the second round of the election because no candidate received the required minimum number of votes.(SPS)

Western Sahara: New round of negotiation depends on success of Ross next visit

Awserd (Refugee Camps), August 26, 2014 (SPS) - The opening of a new round of negotiation between the Polisario Front and Morocco will depend on the success of the next visit of the United Nations Secretary General's special envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, said the member of Polisario Front's Secretariat General and coordinator of the UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

President Abdelaziz urges UN to intervene to protect Sahrawi human rights delegation

Birlehlou (Liberated Territories), August 25, 2014 (SPS) - Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz has urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene immediately and take all necessary measures to protect a delegation of Sahrawi human rights activists in the airport of Casablanca in Morocco upon their return from the Sahrawi refugee camps.

Moroccan occupation faces international community pressure, struggle of Saharawi people (President of Republic)

Awserd (Refugee Camps) August 24, 2014 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, affirmed Saturday that the Moroccan occupation is facing   the pressure of the international community which adheres to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination in addition to the adherence of the Sahrawis to this right.     

Malta Prime Minister receives UJSARIO Secretary General

Valletta (Malta), August 24, 2014 (SPS) - Malta Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, received the Secretary General of the Saharawi Youth Union (UJSARIO), Zein Sidahmed, during the opening ceremony of the International Festival of Socialist Youth (IUSY).
Mr. Zein leads a delegation of the Saharawi youth Union participating in the International Festival of IUSY held in Malta in the presence of thousands of young people from more than 100 countries worldwide.

UESARIO holds its Second Congress

Awserd (Refugee Camps), August 23, 2014 (SPS) – The Wilaya of Awserd is hosting the Second Congress of the Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UESARIO) on August 23-25, according to the organizers.  
More than 500 delegates and 200 representing students and youth organizations from countries around the world are invited to attend this event, as well as delegations from some Arab and African regional organizations.

Sahrawi activists delegation blocked at Casablanca airport

Casablanca (Morocco), August 22, 2014 (SPS) - A delegation of the occupied Sahrawi territories was blocked by the Moroccan police upon its arrival at the airport in Casablanca, upon its return from Algeria, according to official sources.   
The delegation took part in the work of the summer university of the Polisario Front and SADR officials, held in Boumerdes, Algeria, from 3 to 23 August 2014, under the name of Gdeim Izik.

Polisario Front warns against consequences of possible Moroccan aggression

Birlehlou (liberated territories), August 23, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz has expressed his concern over the state of alert of the Moroccan army in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, warning against the dangerous consequences of a possible Moroccan aggression.


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