August 2017

Aminatou Haidar advocates UN mechanism to monitor violations of Sahrawis' human rights by Morocco

Algiers, August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar advocated on Saturday in Algiers the setting up of a United Nations mechanism to monitor the violations of Sahrawi's human rights by Morocco, especially as the MINURSO" is powerless in the face of these violations."

She also hoped that the new UN Personal Envoy gave a new impetus to the peace process. 

Cabinet examines social entry

Shaheed El-Hafed, August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers discussed Saturday the upcoming stations in various social, economic and cultural fields, as well as the latest developments related to the national issue, during an extended meeting chaired by Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar.

Moroccan authorities intervene violently against Sahrawi citizens on coast of Afim El Wad

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories),  August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces on Friday raided dozens of Sahrawi tents on the coast of Afim El Wad, 25 kilometers west to the occupied city of El Aaiun, which left many of injuries among Sahrawi citizens.

Moroccan authorities harass delegation of human rights activists following their participation in Summer University

Casablanca (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities at the Casablanca airport harassed and provoked the delegation of human rights activists from the occupied territories of Western Sahara on their way back from Algiers, where they participated in the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi State Executives held in the Algerian city of Boumerdes.

AU demands from Morocco to respect pan-African organization as unified block

Maputo (Mozambique), August 26, 2017 (SPS) - African Union (AU) demanded from Morocco and all partners to respect the African organization as a unified block at the regional and international levels, asking the Moroccan delegation attending the ministerial meeting of the partnership summit between the African Union and Japan to sit beside Western Sahara to show respect to the unity of AU institutions and agencies.

President of Republic congratulates Tabaré Vázquez on 192nd Anniversary of Uruguay Independence Declaration

Bir Lehlu (SADR Liberated Territories), August 25, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, HE Mr. Távaré Vázquez, on the occasion of the 192 Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay.

SADR takes part at TICAD ministerial meeting in Maputo

Maputo (Mozambique), August 25, 2017 (SPS) – Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) has participated in the 6th ministerial meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development held in the Mozambican capital Maputo between 23 and 25 October 2017, The Saharawi Republic was represented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Uld Salek.

Morocco fails in its attempt to thwart TICAD joint meeting in Maputo

Maputo (Mozambique), August 25, 2017 (SPS) - Morocco has failed in its attempt to thwart the joint ministerial meeting between Japan and Africa (6th ministerial meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development) held in the Mozambican capital Maputo between 23 and 25 June. October 2017, its failed attempt has pushed him to try to physically assault the Saharawi delegation and the host country.

Russian anti-globalization movement expresses its unconditional solidarity with Sahrawi people struggle

Moscow, August 24, 2017 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO in Moscow  received a solidarity statement from the Russian anti-globalization movement expressing its unconditional solidarity with the Sahrawi people's struggle and their strong condemnation of the illegal practices of the Moroccan occupation regime against the Sahrawi citizens in the occupied part of Western Sahara.

Aminatou Haidar welcomes Algeria's unwavering support for Saharawi cause

Boumerdes, August 23, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar hailed on Wednesday in Boumerdes the "unwavering" support of the Algerian people and government for the Saharawi people's struggle for self-determination, saying that this support stems from the principles of the Algerian Revolution, which inspired many colonized peoples.