May 2019

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.

Journalists from occupied territories participate in training course on media of resistance

Shaheed Al-Wali School (Refugee Camps), May 12, 2019 (SPS) - Minister of the Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad, Bashir Mustafa Sayed, and Minister of Information Hamada Salma, on Sunday supervised the launch of a training course on the media of resistance at Shaheed Al-Wali National School, Sahrawi refugee camps.

Sahrawi Ambassador presents his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sahrawi Republic to Uganda

Kampala (Uganda) May 12, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi Ambassador Hammadi Bashir was received on Tuesday by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, at the State Headquarters in Kampala, who presented his credentials as an Extraordinary Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Republic of Uganda.

Deterioration of health condition of Sahrawi political prisoner Brahim Daddi Ismaeli

Ait Melloul (Morocco), May 12, 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan local prison administration of Ait Melloul 2 on Thursday transferred Sahrawi political prisoner, among the Gdeim Izik group, Brahim Daddi Ismaili, to hospital for medical examinations, as a result of his deteriorating health condition, amid heightened security guard.

Sahrawis celebrate 46th anniversary of Polisario Front creation

Shaheed Al-Hafeed, May 11, 2019 (SPS) - The Sahrawi people on Friday celebrated the 46th anniversary of the Polisario Front creation (10 May 1973), an event that coincides with achievements, both continental and international, enhanced with a commitment of the Sahrawi people to their right to self-determination.

President ,Brahim Gali, sends congratulatory message to the Russian President on his Country Victory Day

Bir Lehlu (SADR Liberated Territories), May 09, 2019 (SPS-) The Saharawi Head of State sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Russian Federation, HE Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the anniversary his Country Victory Day

Frente POLISARIO representative to the UN meets with UNSG Assistant for Peace Operations

New York, May 08, 2019 (SPS) -. The representative of the Frente POLISARIO to the United Nations, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar, met Tuesday with the Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix.

POLISARIO Front urges UN Security Council to end status quo, Morocco’s illegal occupation of Western Sahara (Statement)

New York, May 2, 2019 (SPS) - The POLISARIO Front on Tuesday urged the United Nations Security Council to put an end to the status quo and demand that Morocco end its illegal occupation of Western Sahara.

Below is a full read of the statement:

“Press Release

To end the status quo, UN Security Council must unequivocally support the self-determination of the Sahrawi people