July 2017

Sahrawi Government denounces Morocco's continued intransigence towards conflict in Western Sahara

Shaheed El-Hafed, July 31, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi government denounced the contents of the speech of the King of Morocco on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the so-called his “ascension of the throne”,  a speech, according to the Polisario Front, showed a total intransigence on the issue of Western Sahara.

National Council concludes legislative session

9 June School (Shaheed El-Hafed), July 30, 2017 (SPS) - The National Council concluded Sunday its legislative session, during which it reviewed and ratified projects and proposals of laws.

President of Republic sends condolences to President Butaflika on passing away of former Prime Minister Redhda Malek

Bir-Lahlu, July 30, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Gali, has sent his condolences to Algerian President Abdelaziz Buteflika on the occasion of the passing away of former Prime Minister Redha Malek.

"We learnt with great sadness and sorrow the news of the passing away of former Prime Minister Redha Malek, on Saturday, July 29, 2017," lamented the president of the republic.

Council of Grand Canary rejects decision to delimit maritime borders between Morocco and Canary Islands

Madrid, July 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Grand Canary City Council, headed by the political parties of the Canary Islands and the Socialist Party (PSOE), rejected during its plenary meeting on Friday the decision of Morocco to delimit its maritime borders off the Canary Islands by integrating the waters of Western Sahara, said the head of international solidarity, Carmelo Ramirez.

Sand plundered from Western Sahara covers beach in Canary Islands

London, July 29, 2017 (SPS) - Tauro beach in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), once rocky, has been covered in sand illegally taken from the last African colony, Western Sahara, as noted by an investigation conducted by British newspaper the Guardian published on Saturday.

President of Republic calls on AU Commission for release of Sahrawi political prisoners

Bir-Lehlu (SADR), July 29, 2017 - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Gali, has called on the Commission of the African Union to work for the release of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and all Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons.

Swedish parliamentary network for Western Sahara calls for independent international investigation into torture of Gdeim Izik prisoners

Stockholm, July 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Swedish parliamentary network for Western Sahara has demanded an independent international investigation into the torture practices against prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and the rest of the Saharawi prisoners held in the prisons of the Moroccan occupation.

Trouble in paradise: the Canary Island beach accused of illegally importing sand

Investigation launched into allegations that sand in Gran Canaria resort was sourced from Africa’s last colony, in breach of international law

Friday 28 July 2017 14.44 BST

When David Silva picked up a spade on a beach in the Canary Islands last summer and started shovelling sand from a wooden box, it seemed innocuous enough.

President of Republic calls on AU for release of Sahrawi political prisoners

Bir-Lehlu, July 28, 2017 (SPS) -  President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, called on the African Union to intervene in order to expedite the release of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and all Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons.

Gdeim Izik: Associations condemn sentences against Sahrawi political detainees

Paris, July 27, 2017 (SPS) -   Several associations have condemned Wednesday the sentences issued against the Sahrawi political detainees of Group Gdeim Izik by Rabat Court, demanding their release and the end of the Moroccan repression against the Sahrawis in the Occupied Territories.

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