July 2019

Moroccan repression in occupied Western Sahara: Polisario calls on UN to intervene

New York (UN), 22 July 2019 (SPS)- Representative of the Polisario Front at the United Nations (UN) Mohamed Sidi Omar called on UN Security Council to assume its responsibilities in protecting the Sahrawi population, victim of atrocities perpetrated by the forces of the Moroccan occupation, denouncing the horrible assassination of a young Sahrawi woman on the sidelines of the peaceful celebration of the victory of the Algerian team in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (C

Several NGOs condemn Morocco's brutal repression in occupied Sahrawi territories

Shahed Al-Hafed, 22 July 2019 (SPS) – Sahrawi organizations and the Sahrawi National Human Rights Commission (CONASADH) have condemned Morocco's despicable acts and repression against Sahrawis in the occupied cities, while they were peacefully celebrating the victory of the Algerian football team in the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Young Sahrawi killed: Polisario Front strongly condemns, calls on UN to assume its responsibilities

Shahed Al-Hafed, 22 July 2019 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Diaspora has condemned Moroccan forces' brutal intervention against Sahrawi civilians in the occupied territories, leaving a young woman dead and several others injured among Sahrawis who were peacefully celebrating Algeria's victory in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Young Sahrawi woman killed by Moroccan forces in occupied Al-Aaiun

Occupied Al-Aaiun, 22 July 2019 (SPS) - A young Sahrawi woman, Sabah Osman Hameida, was killed and several others were injured by Moroccan forces in the occupied city of Al-Aaiun during the peaceful celebration of the victory of the Algerian football team in the final of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Senegal.

Frente POLISARIO condemns visit of Moroccan government head to occupied city of Dakhla

New York (United Nations), 21 July 2019 (SPS) - Subsequent to the visit by the head of the Moroccan government to the occupied city of Dakhla, the Representative of the Frente POLISARIO to the United Nations, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Ammar, addressed a letter to H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

The following is the full text of the letter:

Frente POLISARIO draws attention of Security Council to escalating repression of Morocco in occupied Sahrawi territories

New York (United Nations), 21 July 2019 (SPS) - In light of the escalating wave of repression currently taking place in the occupied Sahrawi territories as a result of the violent intervention of the Moroccan occupation forces against Sahrawi civilians, the representative of the Frente POLISARIO to the United Nations, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar, has addressed a letter to H.E. Mr.

Moroccan forces intervene violently against Sahrawi fans celebrating victory of Algerian football team

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 20 July 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation forces intervened violently against hundreds of Sahrawi citizens who took to the streets on Friday evening, in El-Aaiun, occupied capital of Western Sahara, in celebration of the Algerian football team's victory in the African Cup of Nations.

Sahrawi government responds to recent statements by Moroccan ministers

Bir-Lahlou (Liberated land), 19 July 2019 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Government has responded to statements made by the Ministers of Moroccan state of occupation related to the Sahrawi-Moroccan conflict and the issue of human rights, in a statement made public on Friday by the Ministry of Information.

Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa supports the struggle of Western Sahara for freedom and self-determination

Cape Town (South Africa), July  18, 2019 (SPS)- The President of South Africa, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, reiterated the support of his country to the legitimate struggle of Saharawi people for freedom and self-determination, in his address yesterday  before the South African Parliament to present the Presidency budget vote for 2019-2020.

Morocco wants to silence Saharawi media activists and France is shamelessly supporting the occupation (Saharawi Diplomat to Australian 3CR Radio)

Melbourne (Australia), July  18, 2019  (SPS) – the  POLISARIO Frente’s Representative to Australia and New Zealand, Mr. kamal Fadel, accused Morocco of committing serious human rights abuses against Saharawi activists, including bloggers and journalists like Mrs. Nezha Khalidi, and deplores the fact that France is still supporting Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara against all odds.