August 2017

Venezuela renews its strong support for Saharawi people right to sovereignty and self-determination

Caracas (Venezuela), August,  31 2017 (SPS) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has renewed Venezuela's strong support for the right of the Saharawi people to sovereignty and self-determination, according to a letter received by the Sahrawi Minister of Foreign Affairs,  Mohamed Salem Ould Salek from his Venezuelan counterpart in response to a congratulatory message on the occasion of his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs of

Activist Aminatou Haidar calls for protection of Western Sahara people, self-determination referendum

Algiers, August 31, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar called Wednesday, in Algiers, for protection of Western Sahara people and speeding up the organization of a self-determination referendum, to find a definitive solution to the Saharawi conflict.

Mozambique Government condemns Moroccan delegation aggression against SADR delegation at TICAD VI Summit

Maputo (Mozambique), August 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Mozambican Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned the "aggression of the Moroccan delegation against the delegation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) at the TICAD Summit, held in Maputo, Mozambique,

Western Sahara people wishes Guetteres efforts be along same lines as Ban ki-moon's

Algiers, August 30, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi people wishes that the efforts of UN secretary general Antonio Guterres for the settlement of Western Sahara issue be along the same lines as those of his predecessor, Ban Ki-moon, who tried to revive the self-determination process, Saharawi journalist Hamma Mehdi said.

International Women March calls for an accelerated end to the occupation of Western Sahara

Maputo (Mozambique), August 29, 2017 (SPS) - The International March for Women called on the international community and the African Union to act as soon as possible to end the illegal Moroccan occupation of party of the Sahrawi Republic.

Brazil Central of Workers reaffirms its support to Saharawi people struggle

Brazil, August 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Workers' Confederation of Brazil (CTB), has approved in its fourth congress meeting in the city of Salvador de Bahia held between August 24 to 27, 2017, a motion to support the Struggle of the Saharawi people for self-determination and independence.

Decolonizing Western Sahara

Emhamed Khadad

Emhamed Khadad, an adviser to the president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, is the Polisario Front’s coordinator with the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara.

AUG 15, 2017

President of Republic, Supreme Commander of Armed Forces chairs meeting of SPLA General Staff

Emheirez (Liberated Zones), August 28, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Brahim Ghali, chaired Monday a meeting of the General Staff of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the fourth military regiment.

Members of delegation from occupied territories beaten, one of them arrested by Moroccan authorities

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities on Saturday to intervened violently against members of the delegation of the occupied territories at the airport of the occupied city of El-Aaiun, following their participating in Algiers in the works of the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi  State Executives.

Some members of the delegation were beaten by the Moroccan occupation forces.

M'barak Daudi starts hunger strike in protest of assault on his family

Bouzakarn (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi political prisoner M'barak Daudi initiated Saturday a hunger strike of 48 hours in his cell at the local prison in Bouzakarn, Morocco, in protest of a physical assault on his family.

The 62-year-old Saharawi political prisoner carried out this hunger strike despite his deteriorated health situation. Daudi had been transferred several times to health centers due to his critical health situation.

Aminatou Haidar advocates UN mechanism to monitor violations of Sahrawis' human rights by Morocco

Algiers, August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar advocated on Saturday in Algiers the setting up of a United Nations mechanism to monitor the violations of Sahrawi's human rights by Morocco, especially as the MINURSO" is powerless in the face of these violations."

She also hoped that the new UN Personal Envoy gave a new impetus to the peace process. 

Cabinet examines social entry

Shaheed El-Hafed, August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers discussed Saturday the upcoming stations in various social, economic and cultural fields, as well as the latest developments related to the national issue, during an extended meeting chaired by Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar.

Moroccan authorities intervene violently against Sahrawi citizens on coast of Afim El Wad

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories),  August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces on Friday raided dozens of Sahrawi tents on the coast of Afim El Wad, 25 kilometers west to the occupied city of El Aaiun, which left many of injuries among Sahrawi citizens.

Moroccan authorities harass delegation of human rights activists following their participation in Summer University

Casablanca (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities at the Casablanca airport harassed and provoked the delegation of human rights activists from the occupied territories of Western Sahara on their way back from Algiers, where they participated in the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi State Executives held in the Algerian city of Boumerdes.

AU demands from Morocco to respect pan-African organization as unified block

Maputo (Mozambique), August 26, 2017 (SPS) - African Union (AU) demanded from Morocco and all partners to respect the African organization as a unified block at the regional and international levels, asking the Moroccan delegation attending the ministerial meeting of the partnership summit between the African Union and Japan to sit beside Western Sahara to show respect to the unity of AU institutions and agencies.

President of Republic congratulates Tabaré Vázquez on 192nd Anniversary of Uruguay Independence Declaration

Bir Lehlu (SADR Liberated Territories), August 25, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, HE Mr. Távaré Vázquez, on the occasion of the 192 Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay.

SADR takes part at TICAD ministerial meeting in Maputo

Maputo (Mozambique), August 25, 2017 (SPS) – Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) has participated in the 6th ministerial meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development held in the Mozambican capital Maputo between 23 and 25 October 2017, The Saharawi Republic was represented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Uld Salek.

Morocco fails in its attempt to thwart TICAD joint meeting in Maputo

Maputo (Mozambique), August 25, 2017 (SPS) - Morocco has failed in its attempt to thwart the joint ministerial meeting between Japan and Africa (6th ministerial meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development) held in the Mozambican capital Maputo between 23 and 25 June. October 2017, its failed attempt has pushed him to try to physically assault the Saharawi delegation and the host country.

Russian anti-globalization movement expresses its unconditional solidarity with Sahrawi people struggle

Moscow, August 24, 2017 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO in Moscow  received a solidarity statement from the Russian anti-globalization movement expressing its unconditional solidarity with the Sahrawi people's struggle and their strong condemnation of the illegal practices of the Moroccan occupation regime against the Sahrawi citizens in the occupied part of Western Sahara.

Aminatou Haidar welcomes Algeria's unwavering support for Saharawi cause

Boumerdes, August 23, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar hailed on Wednesday in Boumerdes the "unwavering" support of the Algerian people and government for the Saharawi people's struggle for self-determination, saying that this support stems from the principles of the Algerian Revolution, which inspired many colonized peoples.

Saharawi President calls for immediate implementation of Security Council decision resuming direct negotiations with Morocco

Boumerdes, August 23, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Saharawi Republic Brahim Gali called on Tuesday in Boumerdes for the "immediate" implementation of the recent Security Council decision on the resumption of negotiations between the Frente POLISARIO and Morocco, stressing his willingness to cooperate with the new Secretary-General's Personal Envoy Horst Kohler.

POLISARIO demands immediate implementation of UNSC recent resolution on Sahrawi issue

Boumerdes, August 23, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, called on the UN Security Council to implement the latest resolution No 2351 concerning the Sahrawi issue.

Saharwi Student University "Mártir Mohamed Salem" wraps up in liberated city of Tifariti

Tifariti (Liberated Territories), August 23, 2017 (SPS) - The student university "Mártir Mohamed Salem" closed its activities on Monday in the liberated city of Tifariti under the theme "Saharawi youth and students a mobilized force to reinforce the Saharawi People's Liberation Army, "where various student branches from the Saharawi Wilayas took part in this event, as well as a delegation of Saharawi students in Europe and another Saharawi delegation from the occupied t

“Western Sahara remains the last decolonization issue in Africa” Jatri Aduh

Algeria, August, 23, 2017 (SPS) - The chief of lawmaker, Jatri Aduh stressed Tuesday that the Western Sahara issue remains the last on the decolonization issues in the African continent and the last African file included in the UN Fourth Committee of decolonization of the continent during interview with Algerian newspaper -El Hiwar-.

Current international situation requires solutions to all decolonization issues (Algerian researcher)

Boumerdes, August 22, 2017 (SPS) - Algerian chairperson of Higher National School of Political Science,  Dr. Mustapha Sayegh stressed that the international situation in light of the rapid international changes necessitates finding solutions to all issues of decolonization, including the decolonization of Western Sahara.