Commemoration of anniversary of Zemla uprising, national day of missing persons

El-Aaiun (Refugee Camps), June 18, 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi people on Saturday celebrated the 47th dual anniversary of Zemla historic uprising and national day of missing persons by organizing a number of activities coinciding with the anniversary of the event.

In the presence of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, members of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front  and SADR government  and other participants,  the Secretariat of the Political Organization of the Polisario Front organized a conference  on the occasion to shed light on  Zemla uprising,  which formed a pivotal event in the history of the national Sahrawi resistance, in the break with colonialism and revealing its plans, and the impact left by its prominent leader Sidi-Mohamed Brahim Basiri, symbol of peaceful resistance in Western Sahara.

The participants in the conference organized a sit-in, where they raised slogans in solidarity with the Saharawi masses in the occupied territories of Western Sahara. (SPS)