April 2017

Amnesty International affirms urgency of human rights monitoring in Western Sahara

London, Apr 20, 2017 (SPS) - The non-governmental human rights organization Amnesty International called, Tuesday, the United Nation to “urgently” monitor human rights in Western Sahara in order to put an end to the” violations and impunity” of which the Sahrawi people is victim under the Moroccan occupation.

WSAF: Lack of progress in end of Western Sahara occupation untenable

London, Apr 20, 2017 (SPS) -The Western Sahara Action Forum (WSAF) denounced Wednesday the continuation of Western Sahara colonization by Morocco, stressing that the lack of progress to free the Sahrawi people from colonialism is “untenable.”

In an appeal to the UN Security Council members, WSAF regretted “the failure of the UN Security Council to protect men, women and children of Western Sahara against torture perpetrated by the Moroccan state.”

Rally in Paris for release of Sahrawi political prisoners in Morocco

Paris , Apr 19, 2017 (SPS) -– About thirty Sahrawis and French activists supporting the Sahrawi cause participated in a rally at Les Invalides in Paris on Tuesday afternoon to demand the immediate and unconditioned release of the Sahrawi political prisoners held in Morocco.

Spain: Ceas-Sahara launches campaign "for Minurso's ability to monitor human rights"

Madrid, Apr 19, 2017 (SPS) -The Spanish coordination of friendly associations with Western Sahara (Ceas-Sahara) has just launched a campaign entitled"for Minurso's ability to monitor human rights."

POLISARIO condemns Morocco's repressive and barbaric practices in Western Sahara

Chahid El Hafed, 18 Apr 2017 (SPS) - The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of Frente  POLISARIO condemned the repressive and barbaric practices perpetrated by the State of Moroccan occupation against Saharawi defenseless civilians who were demonstrating peacefully in the occupied cities of the Western  Sahara to claim the right of their people to freedom and independence.


Ghali urges UN to intervene to guarantee security, intergrity of Sahrawis in occupied territories

Bir Lahlou, April 18, 2017 (SPS) - The Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali called Monday, the new Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres to intervene to guarantee the security and integrity of Sahrawi civilians victims of Moroccan repression because of their claim for their people’s legitimate right to self-determination and independence.

Support in Moscow for Sahrawi issue

Moscow, April 17, 2017 (SPS)- Members of Russian political parties and of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) underlined the need for allowing the Sahrawi people to fight for their freedom, exercising their right to self-determination, said Monday in Moscow Polisario Front representative in Russia.

President of Republic urges UN to ensure security and safety of Saharawis in occupied territories

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territories), April 17, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, called on UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to intervene "urgently" to ensure the Security and safety of the Saharawi civilians who have been victims of the Moroccan repression because of their claim of their legitimate rights to self-determination and independence.

Rally in Paris for release of Gdeim Izik prisoners

Paris, April 17, 2017 (SPS) A rally in the Place des Invalides near the Paris metro will take place Tuesday to demand the "immediate and unconditional" release of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group, and

Moroccan authorities carry out massive campaign of arrests of Sahrawi civilians in occupied Dakhla

Dakhla (occupied Sahrawi territories), 16 Apr 2017 (SPS) The Moroccan occupying forces have launched a fierce campaign against the Saharawi citizens in Dakhla after a series of peaceful demonstrations demanding the right of the Saharawi people to Self-determination.