August 2017

Spain: Government of Navarre committed to "peaceful" solution in accordance with Security Council resolutions in Western Sahara

Madrid, August 6, 2017 (SPS) - Navarre Vice-President of Social Rights Miguel Laparra underlined the commitment of the Provincial Executive of Navarre to a "peaceful" solution within the framework of Security Council resolutions in Western Sahara.

President of Republic congratulates Rwandan counterpart on re-election

Bir-Lehlu, August 6, 2017 (SPS) – President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has sent a congratulatory message to President Paul  Kagame, on the occasion of his re-election as the President of the Republic of Rwanda.

Moroccan forces intervene “violently” against Sahrawi protestors in occupied city of El Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 5, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces intervened violently against Sahrawi protestors in Al-Mustaqbal neighborhood in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, resulting in a number of serious injuries among the protesters, according to a Sahrawi human rights source.

More than 400 participants in Summer University of Sahrawi executives (Bushraya Beyoun)

Algiers,  August 5, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi Ambassador to Algeria, Bushraya Hamoudi Beyoun, has confirmed that the number of participants in the Summer University of Sahrawi executives in Boumerdes in Algeria exceeds 400, which will allow the training of a significant number of executives of the Polisario Front and the Sahrawi state. 

President of Republic calls Pan African Parliament President to make all necessary measures to ensure immediate and unconditional release of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik Group

Bir Lahlu (SADR), August 04, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali on Friday called on the Pan-African Parliament to take the necessary measures to ensure the immediate and unconditional release of Sahrawi political prisoners from the Gdeim Izik Group and all Sahrawi political prisoners unlawfully detained in Moroccan prisons.

Italy Parliament receives Saharawi children

Rome (Italy), August 03, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi children of the 'Holiday in Peace' program who spend their holidays in Italy were welcomed by the Italian parliament on Wednesday.

The reception ceremony which took place in the Chamber and was chaired by the Vice-President of the Parliament, Marina Seregni, was attended by several legislators and media.

French Deputy Jean-Paul Lecoq asks his government to abandon its position favorable to Morocco in Western Sahara conflict

Paris, , August 03, 2017 (SPS) - French National Assembly deputy Jean-Paul Lecoq called on the French government to "play a more balanced role in the process of decolonization of Western Sahara and abandon its favorable position to  Moroccan Kingdom ".


Saharawi NNRR Supervision and Protection Association states Morocco continues to plunder Western Sahara wealth

Occupied Aaiun, August 03, 2017 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Association for the Supervision and Protection of the natural resources  has stated in a statement that the Moroccan occupying authorities continue their plunder Saharawi natural resources, in a clear contradiction with the international conventions governing the matter.

UPES awards honorary status member to Ricardo Sánchez Sierra

Chahid El Hafed, August 03, 2017 (SPS) - The Union of Sahrawi Journalists and Writers (UPES) has granted honorary member status to Peruvian journalist and writer, Ricardo Sánchez Sierra, in recognition of his efforts to disseminate and to support the struggle of the Saharawi people for their self-determination and independence.


President of Republic informs UNSC President on seriousness situation after illegal convictions against Gdeim Izik prisoners

Bir Lehlu, August 03, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has sent a letter to the President of the Security Council, Amru Abdelatif, on the seriousness of the situation after Illegal sentences handed down on 19 July by a Moroccan court against the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik.