August 2017

Venezuela renews its strong support for Saharawi people right to sovereignty and self-determination

Caracas (Venezuela), August,  31 2017 (SPS) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has renewed Venezuela's strong support for the right of the Saharawi people to sovereignty and self-determination, according to a letter received by the Sahrawi Minister of Foreign Affairs,  Mohamed Salem Ould Salek from his Venezuelan counterpart in response to a congratulatory message on the occasion of his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs of

Activist Aminatou Haidar calls for protection of Western Sahara people, self-determination referendum

Algiers, August 31, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar called Wednesday, in Algiers, for protection of Western Sahara people and speeding up the organization of a self-determination referendum, to find a definitive solution to the Saharawi conflict.

Mozambique Government condemns Moroccan delegation aggression against SADR delegation at TICAD VI Summit

Maputo (Mozambique), August 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Mozambican Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned the "aggression of the Moroccan delegation against the delegation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) at the TICAD Summit, held in Maputo, Mozambique,

Western Sahara people wishes Guetteres efforts be along same lines as Ban ki-moon's

Algiers, August 30, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi people wishes that the efforts of UN secretary general Antonio Guterres for the settlement of Western Sahara issue be along the same lines as those of his predecessor, Ban Ki-moon, who tried to revive the self-determination process, Saharawi journalist Hamma Mehdi said.

International Women March calls for an accelerated end to the occupation of Western Sahara

Maputo (Mozambique), August 29, 2017 (SPS) - The International March for Women called on the international community and the African Union to act as soon as possible to end the illegal Moroccan occupation of party of the Sahrawi Republic.

Brazil Central of Workers reaffirms its support to Saharawi people struggle

Brazil, August 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Workers' Confederation of Brazil (CTB), has approved in its fourth congress meeting in the city of Salvador de Bahia held between August 24 to 27, 2017, a motion to support the Struggle of the Saharawi people for self-determination and independence.

Decolonizing Western Sahara

Emhamed Khadad

Emhamed Khadad, an adviser to the president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, is the Polisario Front’s coordinator with the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara.

AUG 15, 2017

President of Republic, Supreme Commander of Armed Forces chairs meeting of SPLA General Staff

Emheirez (Liberated Zones), August 28, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Brahim Ghali, chaired Monday a meeting of the General Staff of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the fourth military regiment.

Members of delegation from occupied territories beaten, one of them arrested by Moroccan authorities

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities on Saturday to intervened violently against members of the delegation of the occupied territories at the airport of the occupied city of El-Aaiun, following their participating in Algiers in the works of the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi  State Executives.

Some members of the delegation were beaten by the Moroccan occupation forces.

M'barak Daudi starts hunger strike in protest of assault on his family

Bouzakarn (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi political prisoner M'barak Daudi initiated Saturday a hunger strike of 48 hours in his cell at the local prison in Bouzakarn, Morocco, in protest of a physical assault on his family.

The 62-year-old Saharawi political prisoner carried out this hunger strike despite his deteriorated health situation. Daudi had been transferred several times to health centers due to his critical health situation.