May 2017

Polisario Front condemns Moroccan obstacles to UN Committee on Decolonization

Kingston (San Vincent and the Grenadines) May 22, 2017 (SPS) - The Polisario Front condemned the Moroccan obstacles during the UN Special Committee on Decolonization held from 16 to 19 May, in Kingston, the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Brahim Ghali hails international community's support to Sahrawi cause

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) -Sahrawi president and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali hailed Saturday the support of the international community to the Sahrawi cause and the efforts made by all defenders of the Sahrawi people's struggle, notably Algeria, and called on the United Nations to fully assume its responsibility vis-à-vis the completion of the decolonization of Western Sahara. 

President of Republic congratulates Hassan Rohani on his re-election

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Zones), 21 May 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Gal,i sent Sunday a congratulatory message to Hassan Rohani on his re-election as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

President of Republic commends African Union's firm position on Saharawi issue

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, praised the positions of the African Union towards the maneuvers of the Moroccan occupation state, which showed its adherence to its principles and resolutions and its determination to complete the liberation of Africa, with the decolonization of Western Sahara, the last colony on the continent.

It is high time for international community to put an end to tragedy of Sahrawi people (President of Republic)

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) –President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has stressed that it is high time for the international community to put an end to the tragedy of the Saharawi people, end four decades of Moroccan intransigence and speed up the organization of a self-determination referendum in Western Sahara.

Seminar in Caribbean: UN urged to speed up Western Sahara decolonization process

Kingstown (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), May 20, 2017 (SPS) -Participants in the regional seminar of the Caribbean on decolonization held by the United Nations' 24 Committee called for the UN to speed up the decolonization process of Western Sahara and the organization of a self-determination referendum. 

Commencement of celebrations commemorating 44th anniversary of armed struggle launch

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 20, 2017 (SPS) - The celebration of the 44th anniversary of the outbreak of the armed struggle has been launched Saturday in the Wilaya of Awserd, refugee camps.

The celebrations were attended by President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, members of the National Secretariat, the Government, foreign delegations, and a large population of the Wilaya.

Moroccan court postpones trial of Gdeim Izik prisoners

Salé (Morocco), May 19, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan court has postponed the trial of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik until June 5, according to a Sahrawi human rights source from the occupied territories.

According to the source, the court decided to postpone the judgment after two weeks of hearings that witnessed numerous violations of the right of the prisoners in a fair trial.

Human rights monitoring: Morocco’s council has no jurisdiction over Western Sahara territory

Brussels, May 19, 2017 (SPS) -  The Moroccan Council of Human Rights (CNDH), mentioned by the European Union (EU) in the questions of human rights violation in Western Sahara "has no jurisdiction" over this territory, under the international law, said MEP Paloma Lopez.

Sahrawi Government announces detention of a vessel carrying a cargo of phosphate rock destined for Canada from occupied Western Sahara

Bir lehlu (Liberated Territories), 18 May 2017 (SPS) -The government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (the SADR) and the Frente POLISARIO, announced today the detention of a second vessel carrying a cargo of phosphate rock illegally mined and sold from occupied Western Sahara.  The motor vessel Ultra Innovation was detained last night in Panama under court order while transiting the Panama Canal en route to Canada. 

 

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