Non-recognition of annexation: Euro-MPs denounce EU’s double standards policy in Western Sahara

Brussels, Feb 17, 2018 (SPS) - The European deputies Ivan Stefanec and Jana Zitnanska denounced the double standards policy of the European Union (EU) which doesn’t recognize the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, but doesn’t apply this policy of non-recognition in Western Sahara occupied by Morocco.


Exiled, exhibition by 16 Canaries' artists in support of Western Sahara cause

Madrid (Spain), Feb 17, 2018 (SPS) - Sixteen Spanish artists from the Canary Islands are holding an exhibition entitled "The Exiled to Shed Light on Western Sahara Cause," displaying the suffering endured by the population forced into exile for more than 42 years.

The artists, through the exhibition, want to bring a financial contribution, by the sale of their works, to the Holiday of Peace programme meant for Saharawi children.

Sweden rejects renewal of EU-Morocco Fisheries agreement

Stockholm,  Feb 15, 2018 (SPS) -Sweden announced that it will vote against granting the European Commission of the negotiation mandate on the new protocol relating to the fisheries agreement between the European Union and Morocco, including the Sahrawi territorial waters, said the Sahrawi news agency SPS.


Messahel to meet with UN SG Personal Envoy for Western Sahara Thursday in Berlin

  Algiers, Feb 15, Algiers 2017 (SPS) -Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on Thursday will fly to Berlin where he will hold talks with the Personal Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General for Western Sahara Horst Kohler part of the mission entrusted to him by the UN Security Council, announced the Foreign Ministry in a communiqué.

Sahrawi students trial postponed to March 13

Marrakesh (Morocco) February 14, 2018 (SPS) - The so-called Court of Appeal of the Moroccan occupation in Marrakech decided today to postpone the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners known as the group of students until March 13.

The Sahrawi students' group entered the hall of meetings dressed in the Saharwi national dress "Darra" and chanted national slogans demanding the Sahrawi people's right to complete independence.

Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights expresses its strong condemnation over Moroccan state continuing arrest of the Sahrawi student group

Bir Lahlou (liberated Territories) Feb 14, 2018 (SPS) - The Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights expressed its strong condemnation of the Moroccan state in the ongoing detention of 15 Sahrawi students from the ranks of the students and the postponement of their trial  for the third time in a row until March.

Saharawi political prisoners Gdeim Izik Lawyers express their indignation after their expulsion from Morocco

Paris, Feb 14, 2018 (SPS) - Two French lawyers of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, expressed their utmost indignation after their expulsion from Morocco, on Tuesday after their detention at the Moroccan airport in Casablanca.

Spain Deputies Congress will host conference: "From the judgment of the European Court of Justice to international responsibility"

Madrid, Feb 13, 2018 (SPS) - The Intergroup of the Congress of the Deputies for the Sahara in Spain, with the collaboration of CEAS Sahara and Sahrawi Delegation in Spain, celebrates next Thursday, February 15, the seminar on  "Western Sahara: from the judgment of the European Court of Justice to international responsibility ", with two sections devoted to the judgment of the National High Court on genocide in Western Sahara and the ruling of the Court of Justice of the

President of Republic expresses condolences to Russian counterpart over airliner crash

Bir-Lahlou, Feb 12, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, expressed his warm condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the crash of a Russian airliner on Sunday that killed 71 passengers.

President of Republic congratulates Iranian counterpart on National Day

Bir-Lahlu (liberated territories), Feb. 12, 2018 (SPS) The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has sent a congratulatory message to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, on the occasion of the National Day of his country.


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