May 2019

Frente POLISARIO statement on the resignation of Personal Envoy Horst Kӧhler

New York, May 23, 2019 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO is deeply saddened to learn of the resignation of the UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy, former German President Horst Kӧhler. During his tenure as Personal Envoy, President Kӧhler was unwavering in his pursuit of a just and lasting solution that would provide for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara.

UNSG regrets his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara demission of former German President, Host Kohler

New York (USA) May 23, 2019, (SPS) - The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, deeply regretted the resignation of former President of Germany, Horst Kohler, to his position and mission as an Personal Envoy for Western Sahara.

Western Sahara: November 8, established as National Day of Saharawi Civil Prisoner

Chahid El-Hafed, May 23, 2019 (SPS) -  Saharawi President,  Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has promulgated a decree on establishing November 8 as the National Day of Saharawi Civil Prisoner, to be marked by festivities and activities organized by the ministry of Occupied Territories Affairs and Communities. 

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.