September 2017

Moroccan forces suppress demonstrations in El-Aaiun and Boujdour

El-Aaiun, Sep 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces intervened violently on Wednesday and Thursday against Saharawi demonstrators in the occupied cities of El-Aaiun and Boujdour.

President of Republic congratulates Botswana counterpart on Independence Day

Bir-Lehlu, Sep 30, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has sent a message of congratulations to the President of the Republic of Botswana, H.E. Ian Khama, on the 51st Anniversary of Independence Day.

Polisario Front's founder member Baba Mustapha Ould Sayed passes away

Shaheed El-Hafed, Sep 30, 2017 (SPS) - Baba Mustapha Ould Sayed, one of the Polisario Front's founding members, has died at the age of 61 following a long illness.

Ould Sayed started his career as a political activist in a young age, within the Youth Union of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Rio del Oro (Polisario), in which he was responsible for external relations.

SADR participates in Africa Intelligence and Security Congress

Khartoum (Sudan), Sept 28, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), represented by a delegation led by the Secretary of State for Security and Documentation, Brahim Ahmed Mahmud, took part at the 14th African Congress of Intelligence and Security, held in the Khartoum Sudanese capital.


Situation and political of Sahrawi people, theme of photo exhibition in Copenhagen

Copenhagen,  Sept 28, 2017 (SPS) - “The Sahrawi people are awaiting” is the theme of a photo exhibition held in Copenhagen (Denmark) on the situation of the Sahrawi people in refugee camps and their political activism for self-determination and independence for more than four decades.

Moroccan police brutal intervention against Saharawi activist Fatimeu Chahid protest

Aaiun (Occupied Territories), Sept 27, 2017 (SPS) - Several Moroccan police units intervened on Tuesday against the peaceful protest carried out by the Saharawi activist, Fatimetu Chahid, in front of one of the administrations of the Moroccan occupation in the Aaiun.


SADR's participation in the African Health Conference frustrates Morocco's intentions

Cairo, Egypt Sept 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is represented by a delegation of the Ministry of Health at the expert-level consultative meeting of North African countries, with a view to discussing mechanisms to promote the activities of the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention.


Sulaiman al-Tayeb presents his credentials as ambassador to the Saharawi Republic in El Salvador

San Salvador (El Salvador), Sept 27, 2017 (SPS) - Mr. Sulaiman Al-Tayeb Hanan, the Saharawi Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador, was received on Tuesday by the Salvadoran President Sanchez Serene to present his credentials as an Extraordinary Ambassador to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic to El Salvador.


Moroccan repression forces arrest two Saharawi students in occupied city of Smara

Smara (Occupied Territories), Sept 27, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi students Abba Cheij Abba Haj and Ali Salem Bumehdi were arrested by Moroccan repression forces in the occupied city of Smara on the ground of f their participation in a peaceful rally, before the Islamic Science Center in Smara, Occupied Territories.


Human rights activists call on international community to protect Saharawi defenders in occupied Western Sahara

Geneva, Switzerland, Sept 26,  2017 (SPS) - A debate on "human rights defenders" was facilitated by the Saharawi delegation participating in the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council from which an appeal was made to the international community to protect Saharawi human rights defenders in occupied Western Sahara.