July 2019

Namibia reiterates support for Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence

Boumerdes, Algeria, 27 July 2019 (SPS) - Ambassador of Namibia to Algeria, Mrs. Panduleni-Kaino Shingenge, has reiterated the firm support of Namibia for the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and independence, in accordance with the relevant United Nations resolutions.

Morocco under fire after deadly crackdown on football fans in Western Sahara

A 24-year-old English teacher was killed in the violence that also left scores injured, prompting Rabat to be accused of creating an ‘atmosphere of oppression and horror’

By Amandla Thomas-Johnson to Middle East Eye

13 Saharawi detainees including 4 minors presented to Moroccan colonial courts in occupied El Aaiun

El Aaiun (Occupied territories) 28 July 2019 (SPS)- 13 young Saharawi detainees, including 4 minors, were presented on Monday 22 July, before Moroccan colonial justice courts system, after they were arrested Friday and Saturday 19 and 20 July’ following police and para-military crackdown on peaceful demonstrations in occupied El Aaiun, Western Sahara.

SWAPO youth League demand immediate independence of Western Sahara and halt of natural resources’ theft by Morocco

Windhoek (Namibia) 27 July 2019 (SPS)- Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) addressed a letter of solidarity Today to Polisario’s Youth organisation, UJSARIO, calling for the immediate independence of Western Sahara and prompt halt of Moroccan human rights violations and illegal exploitation of the natural resources of Western Sahara.

Tenth Edition of Sahrawi Summer University kicks off in Boumerdes

Boumerdes (Algeria), 27 July 2019 (SPS) - The activities of the 10th Edition of the Summer University of the Executives of the Frente POLISARIO and the Sahrawi State kicked off Saturday at the University of Mohamed Bougherra in Boumerdes, Algeria.

Polisario Front warns Chinese Sinochem Group against its “illegal, unethical and immoral” import of stolen phosphate from Western Sahara

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 27 July 2019 (SPS)- The Member of Polisario Front’s National Secretariat Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr. M’hamed Khadad, warned Chinese, Sinochem Group, against its “illegal, unethical and immoral” import of stolen phosphate cargos from the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

A ship carrying 55.000 Tons of Saharawi blood phosphate finally docks at Tauranga in New Zealand

Tauranga (New Zealand) 25 July 2019 (SPS)– “The Venture Pearl”, a ship carrying 55,000 tons of stolen phosphate from Western Sahara, arrived undeclared to Tauranga on Wednesday, having purposely “disguised” its destination during its eight weeks at sea, reports New Zealand’s largest most popular news website, “Stuff”.

Bangladesh Youth Union considers Moroccan violations a "brutal ethnic cleansing" against Saharawi people

DHAKA, (Bangladesh), 25 July 2019 (SPS) - The Bangladesh Youth Union (BYU), condemned the latest Moroccan violations against Saharawi citizens in the occupied city of El Aaiun, in a message of solidarity to the Sahrawi Youth Union, on Thursday, describing it as a crime of "brutal ethnic cleansing".

World Peace Council president condemns Moroccan repression

Athenes, July 25, 2019-07-25 (SPS) -President of the World Peace Council (WPC), Socorro Gomes, condemned on Tuesday the brutal repression, by Moroccan occupation forces, against peaceful Sahrawi demonstrators resulting in the assassination of the 24-year-old Sabah Othman Ahmadida, leaving dozens wounded. 

Occupied Aaiun: Morocco uses Army forces to quell Western Sahara protesters

Algiers, July 24, 2019 (SPS) - Foreign Minister of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Mohamed Salem Ould Salek on Tuesday strongly condemned Morocco's escalation in the occupied Saharawi territories, especially the latest deadly events in occupied Aaiun, where Morocco "used Army forces to execute its heinous criminal plan," leaving one young Saharawi girl killed and dozens wounded while 140 Saharawi people have been arrested.