May 2016

Death of Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz: Polisario Front declares 40-day mourning

Shahid Elhafed,  May 31, 2016 (SPS) -  The Polisario Front on Tuesday has declared forty days of national mourning following the death of the President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, said a Front's communiqué.

Death of Sahrawi president: Council of Ministers observes minute's silence

Algiers,  May 31, 2016 (SPS) - President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has began the Council of the Ministers meeting, which he chaired Tuesday in Algiers, with a minute's silence and by reading Al-Fatiha (The Opening, the first Chapter of the Holy Qur'an), in the memory of the late Sahrawi President and Secretary General of Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz. SPS



The President of the Republic, Mohamed Abdelaziz has passed away

Bir Lahlou,  May 31, 2016 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz passed away Tuesday May 31, 2016 following a long illness, according to a statement  issued  today by the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front.

The National Secretariat expressed its condolences to the Sahrawi people and announced 40 days of national mourning.

Moroccan occupying authorities crack violently down Unemployed Sahrawi peaceful sit-in

Occupied Aaiun, May 31, 2016 (SPS) – Various formations of Moroccan repressive forces intervened on Monday against  a peaceful sit-in organized by Unemployed Sahrawi in the Occupied Aaiun, leaving injuries among the unemployed, said the Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad.


Algerian Caravan of solidarity with the Saharawi child kicks off towards the Saharawi camps

Algiers, May 31, 2016 (SPS) - Caravan of solidarity with the Saharawi child left Monday the Algerian capital Algiers towards the Saharawi refugee camps.

Algerian caravan started its travel from the headquarters of the Ministry of Youth and Sports in the presence of the Ambassador of SADR in Algeria, Mr. Bachraya Bayun and officials of Ministry of Algerian youth.

UN: Seminar on decolonization of non-self-governing territories scheduled for Tuesday in Managua

Washington (U.S.A) ), May 31, 2016 (SPS) - The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, “the Committee of 24,” will hold a regional seminar, Tuesday, in Managua (Nicaragua) to examine the situation of non-self-governing territories, including Western Sahara.

Participants at Brussels semi-marathon express support to Western Sahara people

Brussels (Belgium), May 31, 2016 (SPS) - Participants at the 37th Brussels 20-Km semi-marathon expressed Sunday their support to the struggle of Saharawi people for the holding of a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara, the last colony in Africa.

Polisario Front representative to Spain concludes working visit to Cataluña

Barcelona, May 27, 2016 (SPS) -  The member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front and representative to Spain, Ms.  Jira Bulahi concluded Wednesday a working visit for three days to the autonomous community of Cataluña, reported source from Polisario Front representative to Madrid.


SADR participates actively in Africa Day celebrations in Cuba

La Habana, May 27, 2016 (SPS) - The Embassy of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Cuba has actively took part in the celebration of the 53 anniversary of the African Union (AU), according to press release of the Saharawi Embassy in Cuba.


NS Permanent Bureau holds a meeting on national cause latest developments

Chahid El Hafed, May 27, 2016 (SPS) - the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat held on Thursday meeting chaired by Prime Minister, Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar on the latest developments of the national cause at the international level and at the United Nations level in the light of the recent Moroccan escalation due to its failure to impose Moroccan vision to the solution and its isolation on regional, continental and international scene. SPS