August 2019

President of Timor Leste reiterates support to Sahrawi people’s right of self-determination

Dili (Timor Leste) August 31, 2019 (SPS) - President of Timor Leste, Dr. Francisco Guterres, has reiterated the firm support to the Sahrawi people and their right to self-determination in speech on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the referendum of the self-determination of the Timorese people, delivered on Thursday at the reception in honor of the participating foreign delegations and diplomatic corps.

Saharawi President regrets Japan complicity with Morocco’s plunder of Saharawi fishing resources

Yokohama (Japan) 31 August 2019 (SPS)- The President of the Saharawi Republic, Mr. Brahim Ghali, regretted Japan’s complicity with Morocco in the illegal exploitation of Saharawi fishing resources, in a statement during a reception he granted on Saturday to members of Sahara-Japan Journalist Association (SJJA) in Yokohama, Japan.

AWSA organizes a speaking tour in Australia “to talk about the plight of the last colony in Africa”

Sidney (Australia) 31 August 2019 (SPS)- Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) announced the prominent organization of a visit and speaking tour to various Australian cities for a young Saharawi activist, Ms. Tecber Ahmed Saleh, which will take place from the 2nd to the 27th September 2019.

TICAD 7: Asset for Sahrawi State at international level

Yokohama (Japan), August 31, 2019 (SPS) - President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, said Friday in Yokohama, Japan, that his country's participation at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) is an "important asset in the process of incarnation of the Saharawi State status at the international level."

Brazilian Center for Health Studies (cebes) stands in solidarity with the Saharawi cause

Brazil, August 29, 2019 (SPS) - In a meeting with the representative of the Frente POLISARIO in Brazil, Emboirik Ahmed, the Brazilian Center for Health Studies of the Federal District, stands in solidarity with the Saharawi cause and acquires the commitment to cooperate with Saharawi health in refugee camps and in actions to spread the real situation of the health sector in external fields.

Saharawi President participates to the 7th TICAD Summit in Yokohama

Yokohama (Japan) 29 August 2019 (SPS)- The President of the Saharawi Republic, Brahim Ghali, participated on Wednesday and Thursday to the 7th TICAD Summit, organized in Yokohama, Japan.

The Summit was co-shared by the current Chairperson of the African Union, Egyptian President, Abdelfattah Sissi, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, under the theme: “Advancing Africa's Development through People, Technology and Innovation”.

President arrives in Yokohama, Japan to participate in the 7th Ordinary Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Yokohama (Japan), August 27, 2019 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali, arrived in Yokohama on Tuesday to participate in the 7th Ordinary Session of the African Union-Japan Partnership Summit, known as the Tokyo International Conference for African Development, which will be held in Yokohama from August 28 to 30, 2019, Under "Promoting the development of Africa through human resources, technology and innovation".

UGTSARIO takes part at 68th edition of the UN Civil Society conference

Salt Lake City (USA), August 27, 2019 (SPS) - The European delegate of General Workers Union of Saguia El-Hamra and Rio de Oro, UGTSARIO, Mahmoud Farragi Bouzid took part at the 68th edition of the Civil Society Conference of the UN, held from August 26 to 28 in Salt Lake City.

Minister for Foreign Affairs represents Saharawi Republic in 7th Ticad Summit in Japan

Yokohama (Japan) 27 August 2019 (SPS)- The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Uld Salek, represented the Sahrawi Republic in the Ministerial Meeting of the 7th African Union-Japan Partnership Summit (TICAD), on Tuesday in Yokohama, Japan, accompanied by the Sahrawi Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Mr. Lamine Baali.

Saharawi Republic participates in TICAD Senior Officials meetings in Yokohama

Yokohama (Japan) 26 August 2019 (SPS)- The seventh African Union-Japan Partnership Summit (TICAD) kicked off today in Yokohama, Japan, at the level of Senior Officials, to be followed tomorrow by a meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers, before the holding of the Summit that will be attended by the President of the Sahrawi Republic, Brahim Ghali.

Polisario Representative to New Zealand: “Stop New Zealand’s role in controversial phosphate trade”

Hawkes Bay (New Zealand) 26 August 2019 (SPS)- Polisario Front's Representative to Australia and New Zealance, Mr. Kamal Fadel, called for the end of New Zealand's companies role in collaborating with Morocco in the plunder of Saharawi phosphate, in an opinion published Today in New Zealand Herald.

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By: Kamal Fadel

24 Portuguese organization call on Portugal to take a position against Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara

 Lisbon (Portugal) 25 August 2019 (SPS)- 24 Portuguese trade union and organizations co-signed a joint call addressed to their government last Thursday 22 August, calling for a “clear position against the Kingdom of Morocco’s aggressions against the Saharawi people” and “the end of the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.”

Polisario Front warns against “serious impact” of deadlock in peace process

Shaheed Al-Hafeed, August 24, 2019 (SPS) -The Polisario Front on Sunday warned against the danger of the deadlock in the peace process led by the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) to decolonize Western Sahara.

Frente POLISARIO applauds African Union's persistent positions for decolonization of last African colony

Shaheed al-Hafeed, August 24, 2019 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO’s National Secretariat welcomed the African Union's constant stances on the need to complete the decolonization of the last African colony, calling for resolving the conflict between the two neighboring countries, which are members of the continental organization, the Sahrawi Republic and the Kingdom of Morocco, ensuring compliance with the Constitutive Act of the African Union, in particular respect for the bord

Minister of Foreign Affairs congratulates his Nigerian counterpart

Bir-Lahlou, August 24, 2019 (SPS) -  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed-Salem Ould Salek, has sent a congratulatory message to his Nigerian counterpart, H.E Geoffrey Jideofor Kwusike Onyeama, on the renewal of his appointment by H.E President Muhammadu Buhari, as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria.

Frente POLISARIO warns against danger of blockage to UN-AU settlement process, lack of interest of Security Council

Shaheed al-Hafeed, August 24, 2019 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO's National Secretariat drew attention to the danger of a return of blockage to the United Nations African settlement process, or the lack of interest on the part of the Security Council and the international community at large, especially after the resignation of Mr.

National Secretariat holds an extraordinary session under the chairmanship of POLISARIO´s SG

Chahid El Hafed, August 21, 2019 (SPS) - The National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO meets today in an extraordinary session under the supervision of the Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, the President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali.

Following the session, the National Secretariat will issue a statement addressing the various themes to be discussed.

President, Brahim Gali, congratulates his Uruguayan counterpart on his National Day

Bir Lahlou, August 21, 2019 (SPS) – The President of the Republic, Secretary General of  Frente POLISARIO,  Brahim Gali on Tuesday congratulated his Uruguayan counterpart, the President, H.E Tabare Vazquez, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which was a long and difficult journey for freedom and independence.

POLISARIO´s Delegate to Spain urges EU countries to take measures against the expulsion of observers from the occupied areas of Western Sahara

Madrid (Spain), August 20, 2019, (SPS) - The representative of the Frente POLISARIO in Spain, Jira Bulahi Bad, has expressed her strongest condemnation of the Moroccan regime's policies and the blockade imposed on the occupied areas of the Western Sahara,  preventing access to the territory of journalists and international observers .

Polisario’s Representative in Australia: “maintaining status quo in Western Sahara is dangerous for the region, costly for the UN and the US”

Washington D.C. (USA) 20 August 2019 (SPS)- Polisario Front’s Representative to Australia and New Zealand, Mr. Kamal Fadel, considered in an opinion published yesterday on the Wall Street Journal, that maintaining the status quo in Western Sahara, as Morocco wishes, is dangerous to the region and costly to the UN and the US and the international community at large.

US Professor rejects Moroccan propaganda about Saharawi State’s viability and calls for Saharawi right to self-determination

Washington D.C (USA) 20 August 2019 (SPS)- American Professor Joseph Huddleston published an opinion yesterday on the Wall Street Journal, contradicting Moroccan propaganda that claims Saharawi State is unviable, and calls for enabling the people of Western Sahara to exercise their right to self-determination.

SADC 39th Summit calls on international community to meet aspirations of Saharawi people

Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) 18 August 2019 (SPS)- The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) called, in its Final Communiqué Today, on the international community to meet the aspirations of the Saharawi people.

President of Republic observes start of new agricultural season in wilaya of Smara

Smara (Refugee Camps), 18 August 2019 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frenete POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, has observed the launch of the new agricultural season 2019/2020 at the regional farm of the wilaya of Smara, Saharawi refugee camps.

During the process of reclamation and preparation of the farm soil, the President of the Republic examined samples of agricultural experiments for production of forage.

39th SADC Summit: Namibian President asserts Western Sahara is decolonization issue

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), August 17, 2019) - Namibian President and former Chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Mr. Hage Geingob, affirmed in his speech at the opening session of the 39th SADC Summit in Tanzania that the issue of Western Sahara is a decolonization issue and the right of self-determination of the Sahrawi people.

Mauritanian President pays tribute to President of Republic’s participation in his inauguration ceremony

Nouakchott, August 15, 2019 (SPS) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Sheikh Al-Ghazwani paid high tribute to the personal presence of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Ghali, and his participation in his inauguration ceremony on August 1st.