December 2017

Polisario Front denies false news attributed to external relations officer of Sahrawi Women National Union

Shaheed El-Hafed, Dec 31, 2017 (SPS) - The Polisario Front has categorically denied the information disseminated by the "Peru Informa" website attributed to Jadiyetu Mojtar, officer of international relations of the National Union of Sahrawi Women, referring to the internal issues of Peru.

Graduation of new security units of Sahrawi People's Liberation Army

Shaheed Hadad, December 31, 2017 (SPS) - The Secretary of State for Documentation and Security, member of the National Secretariat of the POLISARIO, Brahim Mohamed Mahmud, supervised on Friday the graduation ceremony of new units of the Popular Saharawi Liberation Army specialized in security and defense after a training at the Shaheed Hadad military school.

Japanese delegation expelled from occupied city of El Aaiun

El Aaiun (occupied territories), Dec 30, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan authorities on Friday expelled two Japanese university professors from El Aaiun towards Casablanca.

Uruguay Senate reaffirms its support to Saharawi cause

Montevideo (Uruguay), Dec 28, 2017 (SPS) - The Senate of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay unanimously adopted a resolution expressing support to the cause of the Saharawi people.

The speech that was delivered by the deputy Frente Amplio, Martínez Huelmo, made a review of the history of the conflict, highlighting the resolutions of international law, which endorse the aspirations of the Saharawi people.

Sahrawi southern populations Community urged to step up struggle at all levels

Agüeinit  (Liberated Sahrawi territories)- Sahrawi Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar has urged, Wednesday in Aghouinit, Sahrawi southern populations Community to "step up struggle and support Polisario Front."

The Sahrawi premier called on the participants in the meeting of southern populations Community "to step up struggle at all levels," recalling that "Sahrawis in the occupied territories need support, solidarity and protection."

Western Sahara issue gains visibility in France in 2017, despite media blackout

Paris (France) Dec 27, 2017 (SPS) - The year 2017 was special in France as Western Sahara Issue has gained visibility in spite of France's position in favour of Morocco and French media blackout on the Saharawi people's legitimate struggle.

President Brahim Gali: "We hope that the international community will contribute to push Morocco to accept the will for peace and peaceful coexistence in El Maghreb"

Agüeinit (Liberated Territories), Dec 27, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, expressed yesterday Monday, in the liberated town of Agüeinit, his wish that "the international community contribute that Morocco accept the will for peace and peaceful coexistence in the Maghreb. "

SADR Army cannot be confined forever to refugee status, says Defence minister

Agüeinit (Liberated Saharawi Territories) Dec 26, 2017 (SPS)  - Defence Minister of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Abdallah Lahbib said Monday, in the liberated town of Agüeinit, that the Saharawi Army "cannot be confined forever to a refugee status."  

Balearic Islands Friendship Association with Saharawi People organizes a rally in support of Sahrawi political prisoners and disappeared

Palma de Mallorca, Dec 26, 2017 (SPS) - The Association of Friends of the Saharawi People in the Balearic Islands organized a rally yesterday in support of the Saharawi political prisoners and disappeared with the participation of dozens of solidarity citizens and representatives of different Local institutions

liberated City of Agüeinit hosts the 23rd Edition of the Martir El Uali Military Competition

Agüeinit (Liberated Territories), Dec 26, 2017 (SPS) -, The region of Agüeinit, Liberated Territories, has hosted since Sunday, the 23rd Edition of the Marti El Uali Military Competition, with various military, sports and cultural activities.

SADR Army committed to its constitutional missions

Doukj (Liberated Territories), 25 December 2017 (SPS) - Defence Minister of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Abdallah Lahbib Balal has  reaffirmed the commitment of Saharawi People's Liberation Army to its constitutional missions, consisting mainly in the protection of the freed territories, the fight against organized crime and the establishment of national sovereignty over all SADR's territory, saying all units are ready to fulfil their missions.

Mothers of 15 Saharawi abductees demand revealing whereabouts of their sons

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 25 December 2017 (SPS) - The mother of the 15 Saharawi abductees has demanded the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr. Raad Al-Hussein, to intervene with the Moroccan authorities in order to reveal the whereabouts of their unaccounted-for sons since 25 December 2005.

Merida: Charity Gala for raising awareness about situation of Sahrawi refugees

Mérida (Spain), December 24, 2017 (SPS) - Mérida Sahara Association on December 18 organized "Arte bajo la Jaima" Gala (Art under the Tent).

The gala, which was attended by 350 people, allowed raising awareness about the situation the Sahrawi people, particularly in the refugee camps.

The Gala also addressed the violation of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara by Morocco.

Sahrawi political detainee Mohammed al-Ayoubi sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

Salé (Rabat) 23 December 2017 (SPS) - The Court of Appeal in the Moroccan city of Salé on Wednesday issued a 20-year prison sentence against Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed al-Ayoubi.

The Moroccan state had been forced to release him temporarily on 13 December 2011 because of his deteriorating health, which resulted recently in acute kidney failure and follow-up treatment for 3 days a week in a clinic for blood filtration in the occupied city of El-Aaiun.

54th ANC Conference: President of Republic welcomes historic decisions in favour of Sahrawi struggle

Pretoria (South Africa), December 23, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, welcomed Thursday “the historic decisions” which culminated the works of the 54th Conference of the African National Conference (ANC), the ruling party in South Africa, in favour of the struggle of the Sahrawi people against the Moroccan occupying forces for freedom and independence.

UJSARIO takes part at the 5th African Youth Union Conference

Khartoum (Sudan) Dec 21, 2017 (SPS) - A delegation of the Sahrawi Youth Union (UJSARIO) participated in the work of the 5th African Youth Union Conference in the Sudanse capital Khartoum, scheduled to be from 19 to 21 December 2017. 

Emilia Romagna Parliament President receives Sahrawi Minister of Public Health

Emilia Romagna (Italy), Dec 21, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Parliament of Emilia Romagna, Simontina Salera, received Wednesday, the Minister of Public Health, Mohamed Lamin Dadi.

University of Extremadura hosts round table on human rights violation in occupied Western Sahara

Badajoz, Dec 20, 2017 (SPS) -the University of Extremadura has hosted a round table on human rights in Western Sahara and its ongoing violation by the forces of occupation of the Moroccan regime.

The speakers of these conferences were: Hameiduha Emhamed, Saharawi delegate for Extremadura and Jaidima Yumani, Saharawi activist for human rights.

POLISARIO´s representative to Russia was received at Russian parliament headquarters

MOSCOW, dec 19, 2017 (SPS) -, the representative of Frente POLISARIO TO Russia, Mr. Ali Salem Mohammed Fadhil was received Tuesday at the Russian Duma headquarters (Lower Chamber of the Federal Council of the Russian Federation - Parliament) by Vladimir Kharchenko, of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation.

National and International Campaign of Solidarity with the Saharawi Political Prisoners in the Moroccan Prisons kicked off

Wilaya de Dajla (Refugee Camps), Dec 20, 2017 (SPS) - The National and International Campaign of Solidarity with the Sahrawi Political Prisoners in the Moroccan Prisons began on Tuesday, in the Wilaya of Dajla, under the theme ' For thier release without conditions', with the presence of the member of the National Secretariat and head of the Political Organization, Hamma Salama, the member of the National Secretariat and governor of Dakhla, Salek Baba and several foreig

Saharawi ambassador in Uganda delivers a letter from Speaker of parliament to his Ugandan counterpart

Kampala (Uganda), Dec 20, 2017 (SPS) - the Saharawi ambassador in Uganda, Habib Bujres, was received Monday, by the president of the Ugandan parliament at the headquarters of his institution, where he delivered a letter from the Speaker of the National Council Saharawi (Parliament), Jatri Adduh.

President of South Africa reaffirms solidarity of his country with the Saharawi people struggle for their self-determination

Johannesburg (South Africa), Dec 19 ,2017 (SPS) - The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, reaffirmed the solidarity of his country with the Saharawi people in their battle for freedom and self-determination, noting that the incorporation of Morocco into the African Union, is the opening of a new opportunity that will allow addressing the Saharawi question and the search for a solution through the implementation of United Nations resolutions.

Sahrawi delegation takes part in ZANU-PF Extraordinary Congress

Harare (Zimbabwe), Dec 18, 2017 (SPS) - A delegation of the Saharawi Republic took part Friday in the Extraordinary Congress of the Party of the African National Union of Zimbabwe (Patriotic Front - ZANU-PF), held in Harare .

The delegation is composed of Mohamed Beissat, member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, special envoy of the President of the Republic, accompanied by Hamdi Ahmed Sayed, charge d'affaires at SADR Embassy in Zimbabwe.

Polisario Front delegation participates in ANC 54th Conference

Johannesburg (South Africa), Dec 18, 2017 (SPS) A delegation Polisario Front is taking part in the 54th conference of the African National Congress (ANC), held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 15 to 20 December, in the presence of delegates and foreign guests.

The Saharawi delegation is composed of Mohamed Yeslem Beissat, member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, and Bachir Esgheyer, SADR ambassador to South Africa.

President of Republic urges New Zealand to stop importing Western Sahara’s phosphate

Bir Lahlou, Dec 17, 2017 (SPS) - President of Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, called Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern to stop importing phosphate, illegally extracted from Western Sahara, underlining that this illegitimate activity contributes to the enshrinement of the Moroccan occupation and the violation of the international law and infringes the right of the Sahrawi people to their sovereignty over their natural resources.