Polisario Front's founder member Baba Mustapha Ould Sayed passes away

Shaheed El-Hafed, Sep 30, 2017 (SPS) - Baba Mustapha Ould Sayed, one of the Polisario Front's founding members, has died at the age of 61 following a long illness.

Ould Sayed started his career as a political activist in a young age, within the Youth Union of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Rio del Oro (Polisario), in which he was responsible for external relations.

He was mainly the Polisario front's representative in France, Switzerland (Geneva) and Canada.

He holds a doctorate from the University of Algiers (2010) about "The Thought of Islamic Groups and Political Islam."  

His doctoral thesis has been published recently.

The late Ould Sayed was the younger brother of martyr El Ouali Mustapha Sayed. (SPS)