May 2019

Anniversary of Sahrawi armed struggle: 46 years of resistance

Algiers, May 21, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi ambassador to Algiers Abdelkader Taleb Omar said Monday that the anniversary of the armed struggle outbreak mark 46 years of the Sahrawi people’s resistance, who refuse that their rights are alienated and accept no further alternative but the right to self-determination.

Tifariti University and Oviedo University sign an important cooperation agreement

Oviedo (Asturias), May 21, 2019 (SPS) - The University of Tifariti and the University of Oviedo have signed an important cooperation agreement that will allow Saharawi students to access scholarships for higher education at the Asturian academic institution, as well as the organization of joint activities for awareness and information on the struggle and history of the Saharawi people.

Oviedo University hosts a round table on Western Sahara

Oviedo (Asturias), May 21, 2019, (SPS) - In the framework of the activities organized by the University of Oviedo, Asturias, the Aula Magna of the historic building hosted the round table: "Western Sahara: Current situation and perspectives" .

CEAS-Sahara slams expulsion of foreign observers from Occupied Western Sahara (PRENSA)

Spain, May 21, 2019 (SPS) - The State Coordinator of Associations in Solidarity with the Sahara People (CEAS-Sahara) denounced on Monday the "expulsion" and "lack of protection" of five Spanish lawyers and two Norwegian observers who were going to a trial of a journalist from Western Sahara.

Sahrawi people celebrate 46th anniversary of armed struggle outbreak

Shaheed El-Hafeed (Refugee Camps), May 20, 2019 (SPS) - The Sahrawi people celebrate on Monday the 46th anniversary of the outbreak of the armed struggle that started on May 20, 1973.

This occasion comes and the Sahrawi people are still struggling on many fronts to establish its inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

46th anniversary of Sahrawi armed struggle outbreak to be celebrated

SHaheed El-Hafeed, May 19, 2019 (SPS) -The Sahrawi people will celebrate Monday the 46th anniversary of the outbreak of the Sahrawi armed struggle, in a context marked by the numerous victories snatched by the Sahrawi people, who are still fighting for their right to self-determination.

Moroccan forces use violence against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied city of Boujdour

Boujdour (Occupied Territories), May 19, 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces on Friday resorted to violence against Sahrawi demonstrators and stormed others’ houses in the occupied city of Boujdour, in coincidence with the demonstrations commemoration of the declaration of the armed struggle.

HRW denounces misuse of law by Morocco to silence Sahrawi reporter

New York, May 18, 2019 (SPS) – Moroccan authorities are using a law designed to keep people from falsely claiming professional credentials to bring criminal charges against people trying to expose abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a statement Thursday.

"The resistance of the Saharawi people will end with victory and self-determination", the Prime Minister of East Timor

Timor-Leste, May 14, 2019 (SPS) - The Prime Minister of East Timor, Mr. Taur Matan Ruak, affirmed that the resistance of the Saharawi people will end with victory and their right to freedom and self-determination.

SADR congratulates South Africa for national election success

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories of the Saharawi Republic), May 14, 2019 (SPS) - The Saharawi Republic congratulated the ruling African National Congress (CNA) of South Africa on Monday for its victory in the national elections.