Sahrawi people celebrate anniversary of historic Zemalah Uprising and National Day of Disappeared

Boujdour (Refugee Camps), June 17, 2019 (SPS) - The wilaya of Boujdour hosted Monday the celebrations commemorating the 49th anniversary of the historic Zemala Uprising and the National Day of the Disappeared, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Ghali, Members of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO, the Government and many participants.

A conference was organised on the occasion highlighting the turning point uprising in the history of the Sahrawi national resistance, with its mass momentum and its prominent role in the break with colonialism, revealing its plans and the impact left by its outstanding leader, Sidi Brahim Basiri, the symbol of peaceful resistance in Western Sahara.

The Zemalah Uprising was the essence of the beginning of the Sahrawi national dream of the need for an alternative national entity for political nihilism and the beginning of peaceful resistance against Spanish colonization. (SPS)