December 2017

Extremadura Assembly (Spain) adopts an institutional declaration supporting for Western Sahara

Mérida (Spain), Dec 13, 2017 (SPS) - The Assembly of Extremadura (Spain), has adopted, unanimously, an institutional declaration of support to the people of  Western Sahara, signed by all the parliamentary groups present in the autonomous chamber.

Sahrawi President urges UN to implement relevant resolutions

Bir Lehlu (Liberated territories), Dec 13, 2017 (SPS)- President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of Frente POLISARIO Brahim Gali called on the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to intervene immediately to enforce implementation of UN decisions and recommendations related to Western Sahara.

South Africa reaffirms its commitment to Saharawi people right to freedom and independence

Algiers (Algeria), Dec 12, 2017 (SPS) - The Ambassador of South Africa in Algeria, Dennis Dlomo, reaffirmed, on Tuesday, in the Forum of the Memory, dedicated to the Martyr Mohamed Abdelaziz, the commitment of his country with the right of the Saharawi people to freedom and independence.

The South African diplomat highlighted in his speech, the great work of the deceased leader for the freedom of his people.

Morocco must stop trying political Saharawi activists

Paris (France), Dec 12, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi Minister of the Occupied Territories and Diaspora Mohamed Ouali Akeik on Tuesday demanded that Morocco stop trying Saharawi activists for their political views, using

Situation of Gdeim Izik prisoners: EU MPs express “deep concern”

Brussels, Dec 11, 2017 (SPS) -European MPs on Monday expressed their “deep concern” over the “critical” situation of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group, and urged the European Union (EU) to take the necessary measures to provide them with medical assistance in accordance with the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners.

Mohamed Saeed Dadi elected as Secretary-General of Youth Union

Auserd (Refugee Camps), December 11, 2017 (SPS) - The participants of the 9th Congress of the Youth Union of (UJSARIO) on Monday elected Mohamed Saeed Dadi as the Secretary-General of the Union over the next four years.

The new Secretary-General was elected to this post after contesting a second round between him and Khalhina Mohamed Mustafa.

Venezuelan ambassador to France reaffirms his country's firm stance on decolonization of Western Sahara

Paris, Dec 11, 2017 (SPS) - The Venezuelan ambassador to France, Hector Michel Mujica, has reaffirmed the firm position of his country's support for the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, considering that the question of Western Sahara a pending issue of decolonization, according to the United Nations.

Participants in 9th Congress of Youth Union call for speedy solution to Sahrawi issue

Auserd (Refugee Camps), December 10, 2017 (SPS) - Participants in the 9th Congress of the Youth Union (UJSARIO) called for a speedy resolution of the decades-old Sahrawi issue and to put an end to the suffering of the Sahrawi people.

The participants called on Morocco to respect the founding declaration of the African Union, stressing that SADR is one of the founding members of the Union.

Opening of Saharawi culture and folk arts festival

Auserd, (Refugee Camps), December 10, 2017 (SPS) - The 18th edition of the festival of Saharawi culture and folk arts opened Saturday in Auserd (Saharawi refugee camps) with the objective of the consecration of the identity of the Saharawi people, the promotion of their culture and the reaffirmation of the will to continue the struggle for independence.

Delegations participating in UJSARIO IX Congress express solidarity with Saharawi people

Auserd (Refugee Camps), December 9, 2017 (SPS) - The representatives of the delegations participating in the works of the IX Congress of the Youth Union (UJSARIO) have expressed their unqualified solidarity with the Saharawi people in their legitimate struggle for independence.