Spain supports UN envoy’s efforts in Western Sahara, says Ambassador Polanco

Algiers, March 3, 2015 (SPS) - Spain’s Ambassador to Algeria, Mr. Alejandro Polanco, said Monday in Oran, Algeria, that his country supports the efforts being made by the UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy, Christopher Ross, to revive dialogue between the parties to the conflict in Western Sahara.

Permanent Representative to AU calls for accelerated implementation of Africa Agenda 2020

Lusaka, March 3, 2015 (SPS) - The Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU), Mr. Lamine Baali, has called on African states to speed up the implementation of the content of the interim agenda “Africa 2020” on the liberation of the continent from all forms of colonization.

Moroccan authorities deprive Sahrawi political prisoner of his right to treatment

Sale (Morocco), March 03, 2015 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupying authorities have deprived the Saharawi political prisoner, Bashir Jada, of his right to medical treatment, according to the Committee of Saharawi Political Prisoners’ Families.

Bashir was ought to conduct medical examinations outside the jail, but the prison’s administration refused to transfer him, the source said.

SADR Minister of Foreign Affairs attends inauguration of Tabaré Vázquez as president of Uruguay

Montevideo, March 2, 2015 (SPS) - A Saharawi delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Ould Salek, attended the inauguration of Dr. Tabaré Vázquez as president of Uruguay in a ceremony held Sunday in the capital Montevideo.
The Saharawi minister greeted the new Uruguayan President and conveyed the gratitude of the Saharawi government and people for their continued support to the Saharawi cause and the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

South African Ambassador to Algeria reiterates support to right of Saharawi people to self-determination

 Algiers, March 2, 2015 (SPS) The South African Ambassador to Algeria Mr. Dennis Thokozani Dolmo, reiterated Sunday his country's position in favor of the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, during a reception by the Ambassador of SADR in Algiers, Brahim Ghali.
 Mr. Thokozani Dolmo expressed his admiration for the determination, sacrifices and commitment of Sahrawis to their inalienable rights to freedom and independence.

NGO calls for release of Saharawi political prisoner Mohamed Yahya Elhafed

 Ait Melloul (Morocco), March 1, 2015 (SPS) The Saharawi Collective of Human Rights Defenders (CODESA) called the Moroccan authorities to immediately  release the Saharawi political prisoner, Yahya Mohamed Hafed Iaaza, and all Sahrawi defenders of human rights languishing in Moroccan prisons.

National Union of Saharawi Women elected head of ECOSOCC Women and Equality Committee

Cairo, March 1, 2015 (SPS) The general secretary of the National Union of Saharawi Women (NUSW), Fatma El Mehdi, was elected as president of the Women's Committee and Equality in Economic, Social and African Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) during its second General Assembly opened Thursday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
 During its third day, the General Assembly witnessed the presentation of numerous conferences on development strategies, climate change, agriculture, infrastructure and transport, in light of the 2063 agenda of the AU.

Sahrawi Prime Minister reaffirms Sahrawi people’s determination to continue fight to build independent State

Smara (refugee camps)- Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Oumar reaffirmed Saturday in Smara “the Sahrawi people’s determination to continue their fight for the edification of their independent and sovereign State.”
In a speech on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Taleb Oumar denounced “Morocco’s persistent prevarication towards the United Nations’ efforts aimed at settling the Western Sahara conflict.”

Polisario Front delegation hold talks with Russian officials in Moscow

 Moscow, February 28, 2015 (SPS) A Polisario Front delegation, led by the Saharawi Coordinator with MINURSO, M'hamed Khaded, held talks during their visit in Rusia with many Russian officials, according to the Polisario Front representation in Moscow.
 The delegation was received at the Institute of Oriental Studies in the Russian Academy of Sciences by its President Mr. Vitaly Naumkin.

Mozambican FRELIMO Party reiterates support to Sahrawi people right to self-determination

Maputo (Mozambique) February 28, 2015 (SPS) - The Secretary General of Mozambican FRELIMO Party Mr. Eliseu Machava reaffirmed that the State Mozambique under the leadership of his party will continue to support the rights of the Sahrawi people to self-determination for freedom and independence.


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