November 2019

Moroccan authorities arrest Sahrawi activist Mahfuda Lafkir

ُEl-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 17 November 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation authorities arrested on Friday morning , in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, Sahrawi activist and human rights defender, Mahfuda Bamba Lafkir, while she was attending the trial of two young Sahrawis.

This arrest comes in retaliation for its positions on the just cause of the Sahrawi people and their right to self-determination and independence.

Meeting between the Saharawi delegation and the Minister of Migration Policy and Justice of the Government of Navarra

Pamplona (Navarra), Nov 13, 2019 (SPS) - The delegate and the Saharawi subdelegate in Navarra, respectively Lehbib Breika Abderrahman and Mohamed Gailani, have held a working meeting with the Minister of Migration and Justice of the Government of Navarra, Eduardo Santos, to lay the foundations for the collaboration between the delegation and the Autonomous Government regarding the process of inclusion of the Saharawi diaspora resident in Navarra.

Saharawi Foreign Affairs Minister congratulates Batswana counterpart for her recent appointment

Gaborone (Botswana) 12 November 2019 (SPS)- The Saharawi Minister for External Relations, Mr. Mohamed Salem Uld Salek, congratulated his Batswana counterpart, Mrs. Unity Dow, for her appointment last week by President Mokgweetsi Masisi, as head of the country’s diplomacy.

International community needs to pressure on Morocco to remove "wall of shame"

Shaheed El-Hafed, 11 November 2019 (SPS) - The International Campaign against the Moroccan Wall built in Western Sahara, "Together to remove the wall," called upon the international community to pressure on the Moroccan occupier to remove this wall of humiliation and shame, dubbing it a crime against humanity that all just and peace-loving peoples must condemn and campaign to remove their barrier of separation.

IADL condemns crimes against Sahrawi civilians in occupied Western Sahara

Brussels (Belgium), 11 November 2019 (SPS) - The participants in the meeting of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) have endorsed a resolution on the issue of decolonization of Western Sahara, condemning the gross and massive violations of human rights against Sahrawi civilians in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, escalation of aggression and systematic repression against peaceful demonstrations, arbitrary detention campaigns, racial and degra

WSRW denounces Turkish company’s implication in occupied Western Sahara fisheries products illegal imports

Port of Gulluk (Turkey) 10 November 2019 (SPS)- Western Sahara Resource Watch (SWRW) denounced on November 6 Turkish company, Gümüşdoğa, implication of illegal imports of occupied Western Sahara’s fisheries products.

CODESA report condemns crimes committed by Moroccan occupier

Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 9 November 2019 (SPS) - The Association of Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA) on Saturday condemned the crimes committed by Morocco against the Sahrawis in the occupied cities of Western Sahara, calling for the establishment of a UN monitoring of human rights.

King's speech mirrors tense situation in Morocco

Shaheed El-Hafed, 9 November 2019 (SPS) - MINURSO's Sahrawi Coordinator, M'hamad Khedad, said that the United Nations Security Council resolution constitute a reference for the respect of Sahrawi people right to self-determination, particularly the last resolution 2494, stressing that Morocco's King statements, claiming sovereignty over Western Sahara, reflect the critical situation in Morocco.

Sahrawi government: Morocco has no sovereignty over Western Sahara and Sahrawi people will continue their liberation struggle

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 07 November 2019 (SPS)- The Government of the Saharawi Republic affirmed, in a Press Release issued by the Ministry of Information, in response to Moroccan King’s Speech he gave yesterday on the occasion of the Moroccan Military invasion of Western Sahara in 1975, that Morocco has no sovereignty over Western Sahara and that the Saharawi people will continue their struggle for freedom and independence.

A Saharawi delegation meets the president of the Algerian National Human Rights Council

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee Camps), Nov 6, 2019 (SPS) - A Saharawi delegation headed by the member of the National Secretariat and Saharawi ambassador to Algeria, Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar was received yesterday by the president of the Algerian National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Mr. Bouzid Lazhari.