April 2017

Moroccan forces intervene violently against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 16 April 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces intervened Saturday evening against several Saharawi demonstrators who came out in solidarity with Saharawi political prisoners and demanded their immediate release.

The Moroccan forces, in the early hours of Saturday, started the siege of Smara Street and the streets leading to it, to prevent Sahrawi citizens from passing, before they intervened.

US foundation urges Trump to take action against occupation

Washington (United States), April 15, 2017 (SPS) - US Western Sahara  Foundation urged President Donald Trump to take action to end the illegal occupation of Western Sahara, stressing that King of Morocco Mohamed VI undermines the UN-sponsored self-determination process.

Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike at various Moroccan prisons

Tata (Morocco) 15 April 2017 (SPS) - Many Sahrawi political prisoners held at Moroccan prisons undergo unlimited hunger strikes in an escalating step to demand their rights guaranteed in accordance with international covenants and conventions in line with their legal status as prisoners of conscience.

Western Sahara: Adala UK denounces continuation of children’s rights violations by Morocco

London (U.K), April, 14, 2017 (SPS) -   The Moroccan occupation forces continue to violate children’s rights in Western Sahara every day, and in countless ways, said the UK-based organization for the defence of Sahrawi people’s rights Adala UK.

Western Sahara: EUCOCO task-force calls on UN to set date for self-determination referendum

Brussels (Belgium), April,  14, 2017 (SPS) -  The participants in the task-force of the European Coordination Conference of support and solidarity with the Sahrawi people (EUCOCO) made Thursday, a call to the members of the United Nations Security Council, urging it to set “without delay” a date for the organization of a self-determination referendum in Western Sahara.

International Youth and Students Conference concludes its work by calling for an accelerated decolonization of Western Sahara

Dakhla, April,  13 2017 (SPS) - The International Youth and Students Conference in Solidarity with Saharawi People has concluded Thursday its work by calling for the urgent need for the decolonization of Western Sahara.


AFAPREDESA ensures existence of mass graves in Occupied Territories of Western Sahara

Dajla (Saharawi Refugee Camps), April 13, 2017 (SPS)- the Association of Saharawi families of prisoners and disappeared AFAPREDESA) through its president Abdeslam Omar has assured the existence of mass graves in Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Denmark continues to support UN efforts for political solution

Copenhagen (Denmark), April 13, 2017 (SPS)- The Danish minister of foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen said that his country continues to support the efforts of the United Nations for a political solution to the conflict in Western Sahara, which is occupied by Morocco.

Tunisian lawyer dubs the situation of Saharawi refugee camps as "catastrophic"

Dajla (Saharawi Refugee Camps), April 13, 2017 (SPS)- Tunisian lawyer Ms. Fatima Elmatili said Wednesday in Dajla that the situation of the Sahrawi refugee camps is "catastrophic" which underlines the need for an urgent solution to the Saharawi question.

Participants in International Conference condemn violations of human rights and plundering of natural resources of Western Sahara

Dajla (Saharawi Refugee Camps), April 13, 2017 (SPS)- the  Participants in the International Youth and Students Conference in Solidarity Sahrawi people held in Dajla voived their support with Saharawi political prisoners and condemned their  farce trial.