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Aminatou Haidar, the "Gandhi of Western Sahara"

New York, 5 August 2019 (SPS) –  Aminatou Haidar, Sahrawi human rights defense icon was paid a glowing tribute by an American newspaper, labeling her the “Gandhi of Western Sahara” in a long portrait of her career and fight for peace.

In its Saturday issue, the newspaper "OZY" dedicated a long article to Aminatou Haidar, president of the Association of Human Rights of Sahrawis (CODESA).

Unanimity on role of civil, political society organizations in raising awareness of Sahrawi cause

Boumerdes, New York, 5 August 2019 (SPS) - Speaking at the Summer University of the executives of the Polisario Front and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Algerian and Sahrawi experts on Saturday unanimously agreed on the need to bolster role of Sahrawi civil and political society organizations in raising the awareness of peoples worldwide of the legitimacy of the Sahrawi cause.

International trade unions condemn Moroccan repression in occupied Western Sahara

 

Madrid (Spain) 04 August 2019 (SPS)- Several international trade unions denounced in a joint communique, Moroccan repression against Sahrawi civilians who were peacefully celebrating the victory of Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations on 19 July, causing the death of a Sahrawi young woman.

CEE Alliance expresses serious concerns over ongoing Moroccan repression in Western Sahara

Budapest, 3 August 2019 (SPS) - The Central and Eastern European Alliance for Solidarity with the Saharawi People (CEE Alliance) has expressed serious concerns over the ongoing series of lethal crackdowns by Moroccan security forces since 19th July 2019, in Morocco`s illegally occupied Western Sahara, in a statement addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. António Guterres.

Amnesty International: Moroccan authorities of occupation used excessive force against Saharawi protestors

Chahid Hafed 03 August 2019 (SPS)- Amnesty International asserted on Thursday that the Moroccan authorities of occupation in Western Sahara made excessive use of force against Saharawi demonstrators causing the death of a young woman and injuries of up to 80 others.

Sahrawi President arrives in Nouakchott to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect, Mr. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazwani

Nouakchott, August,  01, 2019 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, General Secretary of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has arrived Wednesday to Nouakchott this represent the Saharawi Republic at the inauguration ceremony of the elected President, Mr. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazwani, which takes place, todays , in the Conference Palace '' Al Mourabitoune ''.

South African activist calls on women to join force in support of Saharawi women’s right to freedom

Pretoria (South Africa) 31 July 2019 (SPS)- South African human rights defender, Ms. Catherine Constantinides, called Today on African women to join force in support of their sisters’ freedom and independence in Western Sahara.

Morocco's ongoing occupation of Sahrawi Republic threatens peace and security and impedes regional integration of the Maghreb

Boumerdes (Algeria), 31 July 2019 (SPS) – the Algerian  professor and lecturer Mr. Makhloufi Sahel asserted on Wednesday that the continuation of Morocco's occupation of the territory of the Sahrawi Republic threatens peace and security and impairs regional integration of the Maghreb.

Sao Paulo Forum calls upon UN to respect and guarantee the inalienable right of the Saharawi people to self-determination

Caracas, Venezuela, 30 July 2019 (SPS) - The São Paulo Forum, in the Venezuelan capital, affirmed its steadfast support for the just struggle of the Saharawi people for independence, under the leadership of its legitimate representative, the Frente POLISARIO and the Sahrawi Government.

Royal House of Mandela supports NEHAWU demonstration in support of Western Sahara at the Moroccan Embassy in Pretoria

Cape Town, (South Africa) 31 July 2019 (SPS)- Mr. Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela, President of the Royal House of Mandela, declared in a press release on Tuesday, that its House supports the call by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) to “demonstrate at the Moroccan Embassy demanding an end to Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara, Africa's last colony.”

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