March 2017

Intergroup Peace for Sahrawi people urges Mogherini to release "Gdeim Izik" prisoners

Brussels, March 31, 2017 (SPS) -The intergroup Peace for the Sahrawi people at the European Parliament urged the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini to intervene to release all Sahrawi prisoners of "Gdeim Izik" group.

Danish activists demonstrate against Siemens Denmark Wind Power illegal investments in occupied Western Sahara

Copenhagen, (Denmark) March 31st, 2017 – Danish activists from the Campaign for free Western Sahara (Frit Vestsahara) and International Forum have organized Thursday demonstrations in various cities in Denmark; Arhus, Alborg and Copenhagen against the illegal investments of Siemens Denmark Branch in the last colony in Africa, Western Sahara.

President of Republic condemns the Moroccan occupier provocation and repression policy

Bir Lehlu, March 30,2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, condemned in a message sent yesterday to the Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Antonio Guterres, the policy of provocation and repression exercised by the Moroccan occupant.


Algerian aid to Saharawi refugees purely humanitarian

Algiers, March 30, 2017 (SPS) - The head of the Algerian Red Crescent, Saida Benhabyles, said Wednesday that Algeria's aid to Western Sahara people was purely humanitarian and not politically motivated. 

"In Algeria, we do not exploit ordeals of the others for political purposes," Benhabyles said while supervising the departure of a humanitarian aid caravan to Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf.

Algeria sends food aid to Sahrawi refugees in Tindouf

Algiers, March 30, 2017 (SPS) - A caravan of food aid set off Wednesday from Algiers to the Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf (around 2000-km southwest of Algiers), under the supervision of the Algerian Red Crescent (CRA) in collaboration with the Algerian Muslim Scouts (SMA).

POLISARIO ready to cooperate with UN to relaunch peace process

New York (U.S.A.), March 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO is ready to cooperate with the United Nations to relaunch the peace process in Western Sahara, which is on a standstill since 2012 said, Wednesday, its representative to the United Nations Ahmed Boukhari.

Western Sahara: Ladsous briefs Security Council about Minurso

New York, March 29, 2017 (SPS) -The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous briefed Tuesday the Security Council about the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (Minurso), which until now has not regained its full role.

Trial of Sahrawi political prisoners of "Gdeim Izik" Postpones to May 8, 2017

Salé (Morocco), MARCH 28, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation court postponed the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik until May 08, according to a source in the occupied territories.

The same source said that the court decided to postpone the verdict against Gdeim Izik's group after hearing the allegations of all Saharawi political prisoners.

Balearic Parliament approves a declaration calling for compliance with ECJ ruling on Western Sahara

Madrid, March 28, 2017 (SPS) - The plenary session of the Balearic Parliament (Spain) has approved on Tuesday by the approbation of all groups an institutional declaration calling for "compliance with the judgment of the European Court of Justice on the Western Sahara, dated December 21, 2016.


UNMS takes part in refugees Day at Carlos III Spanish University

Madrid, March 28, 2017 (SPS) - The head of International Relations of the Sahrawi Women Union (UNMS),  Ms.  Jadiyetu El Mojtar participated on Monday in the Conference on refugees organized by Carlos III University of Madrid, where she has presented a paper on refugees and the causes that drive people to flee their countries.