July 2017

Morocco loses human rights battle in AU

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 2, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan delegation participating in the session of the AU Executive Council in Addis Ababa, led by Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, has failed to remove paragraphs from the report of the Executive Council on the visit of the African Commission on Human Rights and Peoples to the occupied parts of the Sahrawi Republic.

Prime Minister arrives in Addis Ababa to represent President of Republic at 29th AU summit

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 2, 2017 (SPS) – Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb-Omar arrived Sunday morning in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa,to represent the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, in the works of the 29th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

FM takes part in 31st AU Council of Ministers summit

Addis Ababa, July 1, 2017 (SPS) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed-Salem Ould-Salek took part Friday in the 31st summit of the African Union Council of Ministers in Addis Ababa, in preparation of the 29th summit of AU Heads of State and Government, scheduled for July 3-4, in Addis Ababa.

Violent intervention against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied city of El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), July 1, 2017 (SPS) – The Moroccan forces intervened Friday violently against Sahrawi demonstrators in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, at the time when they took to the street to express their support and solidarity with the Sahrawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisoners and demand their release.