July 2016

President of Republic welcomes resistance of Saharawi political prisoners

Bir Lehlu, July 31, 2016 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, affirmed that the political prisoners today lead the peaceful resistance in the occupied territories of Western Sahara and the South of Morocco.

Sahrawi government denounces Morocco intransigence and headlong rush (communiqué)

Shaheed El Hafed, July 31, 2016 (SPS) Polisario Front and Saharawi government strongly denounced the intransigence, policy of headlong rush that characterized the speech of the King of Morocco, holding Morocco responsible for the continuing obstacles to the efforts of the international community to find a just and lasting solution to the conflict in Western Sahara, indicated a statement of the Ministry of information.

Tanzania reiterates support for Saharawi people right to self-determination

Dar Es Salaam, July 30, 2016 (SPS) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, Augustine Mahiga, reiterated the principled position of Tanzania in support of Saharawi people's right to self-determination.

President of Republic sends message of condolence to President Bouteflika following death of mujaheed Bessaieh

Bir Lehlou (liberated territories), July 30, 2016 (SPS) The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, sent a message of condolences to his Algerian counterpart, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, following the death of Boualem Bessaieh, Algerian Minister of State, Special adviser and personal representative of the President of the Republic.

Noose around Morocco tightens, voices calling for Western Sahara people's self-determination rise

New York, July 29, 2016 (SPS) - The noose is tightening around Morocco, whose international isolation is more and more felt, as the African Union (AU) stressed the need for Saharawi people to fully enjoy their legitimate rights and the Security Council has just called for the resumption of negotiations between Rabat and the Polisario Front, to reach an agreement on holding a referendum on Western Sahara people's self-determination.


Sahrawi government calls for immediate release of Gdeim Izik Prisoners

Bir Lehlou, July 29, 2016 (SPS) – The Government of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) appealed Thursday to the United Nations, African Union and European Union as well as defenders of justice, freedom and human rights around the world to immediately intervene for the release of Gdeim Izik and all Sahrawi political prisoners languishing at Moroccan prisoners.

Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik: AI calls for fair civil trial

London, July 28, 2016 (SPS) - The human rights organization Amnesty International (AI) called, on Wednesday, for a fair civil trial in accordance with international standards for the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, arbitrarily held by the Moroccan occupation authorities.

Morocco's joining of AU: "Tactic doomed to failure," says Saharawi FM

Algiers, July 28, 2016 (SPS) - Saharawi Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek on Wednesday described Morocco's statements about its AU membership to the detriment of Western Sahara as a "tactic doomed to failure."SPS



Western Sahara: UN Security Council calls for resumption of Polisario-Morocco talks

Washington, July 27, 2016 (SPS) -The UN Security Council on Tuesday called for the resumption of talks between the Polisario Front and Morocco, which should lead to the holding of self-determination referendum for the Sahrawi people.

Morocco did not attend or address the 27th AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda

Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia) — July 25, 2016 (SPS) - The African Union Commission seeks to clarify that the Kingdom of Morocco did not attend or address the 27th Assembly of Heads of State and Government that was held on 17-18 July 2016, in Kigali, Rwanda.