Algerian University of Mostaganem hosts open study days on Saharawi culture

Mostaganem (Algeria), April 16, 2015 (SPS) - Open study days on Saharawi culture on Thursday morning kicked off in the Department of Communication and Information Sciences at Abdelhamid Ibn Badis University of Mostaganem, Algeria, in the presence of University staff and students as well as representatives of civil society components in the city.

RFK Centre for Justice and Human Rights calls to extend MINURSO mandate to human rights

Washington, April 16, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Robert F. Kennedy Centre for Justice and Human Rights, Kerry Kennedy, and Executive Director of RFK Partners for Human Rights at the Robert F. Kennedy Centre for Justice and Human Rights, Santiago A. Canton, called on Wednesday the UN Security Council to extend the mandate of the MINURSO (United Nations Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara) to include human rights monitoring in Western Sahara.

French MP urges Government to engage in settlement efforts in Western Sahara

Paris, April 16, 2015 (SPS) - French MP Hervé Ferrand has asked the government of his country to engage in the efforts aimed at resolving the conflict of Western Sahara, urging France to support every endeavor to move forward the stalled peace process.

President of Tifariti University visits free cathedral of studies on Western Sahara

Buenos Aires, April 16, 2015 (SPS) - The President of the University of Tifariti, Mr. Jattari Hmudi Andalla, on Wednesday paid a visit to the free cathedral of studies on Western Sahara at the National University of Argentina.

Accompanied by President of Logos International University Mr. Edgar Eduardo Prada Pradilla, Jattari met with the director and staff of the cathedral.

Zimbabwe renews constant support to legitimate rights of Saharawi people

Harare, April 15, 2015 (SPS) - Director for Africa, Asia and the Pacific at Zimbabwe Foreign Affairs Ministry, Mr. Jonathan Wutawunashe, on Saturday reiterated his country’s “constant and strict” support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, during a reception granted to Saharawi Ambassador Mr. Deich Mohamed Saleh.

President of Republic demands Ki-moon intervention to protect Saharawi civilians

Bir Lehlou (liberated zones), April 15, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz has called on the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to “urgently intervene” to protect Saharawi civilians Moroccan oppression.

At least 40 people injured in Moroccan violent crackdown on Saharawi demonstrators

El Aiun (Occupied Territories) April 15, 2015 (SPS) - At least 40 people were injured on Tuesday following a violent intervention by the Moroccan occupying forces against Saharawi demonstrators in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, said a right source from the city.

The violent incident took place in parallel with the visit of a delegation of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to the occupied territory of Western Sahara.

SADR attends the signing of ceasefire between Central African Republic factions

Bangui, April 15, 2015 (SPS) - Saharawi Ambassador to Kenya, Mr. Abah Almad Abdalah, has represented the Saharawi Republic (SADR) in the signing ceremony of a cease-fire between the warring groups in the Central African Republic, as a culmination of mediation efforts led by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

President of Republic condoles family of late writer Eduardo Galeano

Bir Lehlou (liberated zones), April 15, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz has offered his condolences to family of the late Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, who passed away Monday at the age of 80 years.

“It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we received the news of the passing away of one of the prominent friends of the Saharawi people and strong advocate to their just struggle for liberation,” writes President Mohamed Abdelaziz.

MINURSO restricted prerogatives encourage Morocco to commit human rights abuses

Accra, April 14, 2015 (SPS) - Ghana Forum for Solidarity with Western Sahara said Monday in Accra that restricting the prerogative of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to peacekeeping only has encouraged Morocco to perpetrate, with complete impunity, blatant human rights violations.


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