July 2018

Algerian Minister of Tourism and Craft Industry visits Sahrawi minors on holidays in Bejaia

Bejaia (Algeria), July 30, 2018 (SPS) - Algerian Minister of Tourism and Craft Industry Abdelkader Benmessaoud on Sunday paid a visit to Sahrawi children who are spending their summer holidays in Bejaia, Algeria.

Councilor for European and International Relations and Cooperation of Emilia Romagna Region receives group of Sahrawi minors

Bologna (Italy), July 29, 2018 (SPS) - Councilor for European and International Relations and Cooperation, of the Italian Region of Emilia Romagna, Mr. Marco Lombardo, on Friday received a group of Sahrawi children in the city of Bologna in the framework of the holidays in peace program.

President of Provincial Council of Valencia receives group of Sahrawi peace messengers

Valencia, July 29, 2018 (SPS) - President of Provincial Council of Valencia, Toni Gaspar, on Friday received a group of Saharawi children who are spending their summer holidays in the municipalities of the province of Valencia as part of the holidays in peace program.

UK reiterates respect for CJEU decisions on EU-Morocco trade agreements

London, July 28, 2018 (SPS) - The United Kingdom has reiterated its position of respecting the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding the EU-Morocco trade agreements, which excludes Western Sahara and its adjacent waters from the agreement.

EU-Morocco fishing deal: CJEU’s decision confirms force leads nowhere

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), July 28, 2018 (SPS) - Polisario Front’s Head of external relations M'hamed Khaddad said Thursday that "the latest decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has sent a very clear message about the strength of international law and confirmed that force will lead nowhere,” warning against the extension of the EU-Morocco fishing deal to the Sahrawi territories which will be appealed before the courts of the EU.

Italian Murlo city Mayor organizes a concert in honor of Sahrawi children

Murlo (Toscana) (Italy), July 25, 2018 (SPS) - The Mayor of the Italian city of Murlo in the region of Tuscany on Monday organized,  a concert in honor of the Sahrawi children who are in this city in the framework of the Vacations in Peace Program, small Saharawi peace ambassadors with the presence of Italian children from this city.

Andalusian Parliament welcomes Saharawi children

Seville, July 23, 2018 (SPS) - The Hospital of the Five Llagasin Seville, the seat of the Andalusian Parliament, was the place chosen by the Vice President, Mrs. Teresa Jiménez, to receive a representatives of the Sahrawi children participating on Monday. in the Vacations of Peace Program 2018, according to a press release from the Andalusian Federation of Associations in Charity with the Sahara (FANDAS).

Sahrawi association hails US firm decision to suspend phosphate imports

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), July 23, 2018 (SPS) – The Association for Resource Monitoring and the Protection of the Environment in Western Sahara (AMRPENWS) welcomed the decision of the US firm -Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS) to suspend its phosphate import operations from Western Sahara, dubbing it a new victory for the Sahrawi question.

Key player quits dirty Western Sahara phosphate game

One of the most important companies in the controversial phosphate business in Western Sahara is ending its involvement. Innophos Holding's exit might lead to the US totally terminating its decade-long imports from the occupied territory.

Published: 23.07 - 2018

Illegal exploitation of Sahrawi resources: Polisario Front deeply concerned by EU attitude

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), July 22, 2018 (SPS) - The Polisario Front expressed its “deep concern” over the attitude of some countries of the European Union (EU) which are still receiving products from the occupied Sahrawi territories in flagrant violation of the humanitarian international law, said M’hamed Kheddad, head of the external relations of the Polisario Front’s national secretariat.

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