May 2018

Sahrawi Parliament Speaker on an official visit to Cuba

Havana (Cuba),  May 09,  2018 (SPS) - A the Speaker of the Sahrawi National Council Khatri Aduh has Tuesday started an official visit to Cuba, upon his arrival, he jointly with MP Cuban, Yolanda Ferrer,  have laid a wreath at the memorial monument,  of Cuban independence hero,  José Martí.

Sahrawi Republic attends AU ministers meeting on the role of technology in integration and development

Kigali (Rwanda), May 09, 2018 (SPS), the Minister Delegate for African Affairs, Mr. Hamdi Khalil Mayara, has attended the African Union Ministerial Meeting on the role of digital technology in achieving continental development for the establishment of a single continental market after the signing of the Free Trade Area Agreement.

Sahrawi Republic participates at 51st International Fair of Algiers

Algeria, May 08, 2018 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Republic has yesterday taken part at the 51st edition of International Fair of Algiers, which was inaugurated by Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia.

Polisario Front reiterates willingness to resume direct talks with Morocco

Chahed El-Hafed, May 09, 2018 (SPS) - Frente POLISARIO has reiterated its willingness to cooperate constructively for the immediate resumption of the direct negotiations with the Kingdom of Morocco, without preconditions and in good faith, in order to allow Sahrawi people exercise their inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

A French lawyer, calls on her Government to put an end to the unacceptable situation of Mrs. Claude Mangin Asfari

Paris (France), May  08, 2018 (SPS) - The lawyer of Claude Mongan, Professor Ingrid Mitton, has called for the need to put an end  to the disturbing and unacceptable situation in which her client is going after 20 days of an open hunger strike in order to obtain her essential right, right to private and family life, and must remain away from political bidding, and vengeance on its position on the issue of Western Sahara and its support for the right of the Saharawi peop

POLISARIO Permanent Bureau expresses its solidarity with the human rights activist, Claude Mangin

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee Camps), May 08, 2018 (SPS) - The Permanent Bureau of the Frente of POLISARIO National Secretariat has expressed its full solidarity with the human rights activist, Claude Mangin, who is still on hunger strike because the Moroccan occupation authorities prevented her from visiting her husband, the Saharawi political prisoner of the group of Gdeim Izik, Naama Asfari, sentenced by the military court of R

Statement of Sahrawi government following successful recovery and sale of phosphate rock illegally exported from occupied Western Sahara

Bir Lehlu, May 8, 2018 (SPS) - The government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (the SADR) observes with satisfaction the successful recovery and the sale of a cargo of phosphate rock illegally exported from the occupied part of Western Sahara.

Morocco’s decision to severe relations with Iran is cynical political opportunism (Permanent Office of National Secretariat)

Shaheed El-Hafed, May 7, 2018 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has confirmed that the Moroccan government's unreasonable justification for its decision to sever diplomatic relations with Iran was related to cynical political opportunism as part of its campaign launched since March by resorting to misleading and endangering the security and stability of the region.

Permanent Office of National Secretariat reiterates willingness to resume direct negotiations with Kingdom of Morocco

Shaheed El-Hafed, May 7, 2018 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has renewed the readiness of the Polisario Front to cooperate constructively for the immediate resumption of direct negotiations with the Kingdom of Morocco, without preconditions and in good faith, to enable the Saharawi people to exercise their inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

WSRW: New report on contentious Western Sahara phosphate trade

Morocco shipped over 1.5 million tonnes of phosphate out of occupied Western Sahara in 2017, to the tune of over $142 million. But the number of international importers of the contentious conflict mineral is waning, WSRW's annual report shows.

For the fifth year in a row, Western Sahara Resource Watch has published a detailed annual overview of the companies involved in the purchase of occupied Western Sahara's white gold: phosphate.

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