October 2019

Frente Polisario is left with no option but to reconsider its engagement in UN peace process (Frente Polisario)

Bir-Lahlou, 30 October 2019 (SPS) - The UN peace process in Western Sahara is at a critical juncture and the Frente Polisario is left with no option but to reconsider its engagement in the process, said the Frente Polisario in a statement following the Security Council adoption on MINURSO resolution‏.

The following is the full text of the statement:

“Bir Lehlou, Liberated Territories of Western Sahara– 30 October 2019:

USA delegation headed by Christopher Ross arrive to Saharawi refugee camps

Chahid EL Hafed, Oct 30, 2019 (SPS) - In the early hours of this day, the American diplomat Christopher Ross, accompanied by an important delegation from Princeton University in New Jersey, arrived at the Saharawi refugee camps as part of a work program supervised by the university administration. The visit of the former UN special envoy for the Sahara runs until next Friday.

Frente POLISARIO representative to Brazil meets Social Order leader Republican Party of

Brazil, Oct 30, 2019 (SPS) - The representative of the Frente POLISARIO in Brazil, Emboirik Ahmed was received, Tuesday in the Federal Chamber, by the leader of the Republican Party of Social Order (PROS), deputy Toninho Wandscheer according to Sahrawi from Sahrawi representative  in POLISARIO

Frente POLISARIO representative to UN meets with UN Security Council President

New York, Oct. 29 (USA) - The representative of the Frente POLISARIO, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar met Monday with Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjela, Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations and the rotating President of the Security Council, the meeting comes ahead of UNSC next deliberations on the draft resolution on the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

Swedish parliamentarians visit Saharawi refugee camps and liberated territories

Stockholm - A delegation of members of the Swedish parliament start a visit to the Saharawi refugee camps and liberated territories of Western Sahara as from Sunday, said a statement of the representation of the Polisario Front in Sweden.

Polisario Front calls for immediate closure of El Guerguerat

New York, 27 October 2019 (SPS) - President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Brahim Ghali, has called for the immediate closure of the illegal border area of El Guergarat, opened by Morocco.

In a letter to members of the Security Council, Ghali said that the Polisario Front had neither agreed to the opening of the crossing border nor approved "trade traffic" in the region.

President of Republic congratulates President Filipe Nyusi on his reelection

Bir-Lahlou, 27 October 2019 (SPS) -  President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has sent a congratulatory message to President of the Republic of Mozambique, H. E. Mr.Filipe Nyusi, on the occasion of his re-election.

New York University hosts a panel discussion on Western Sahara

New York (USA), 25 October 2019 (SPS) Participants in a panel discussion on Western Sahara, organized on Thursday by the University of New York, discussed the UN efforts to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara and the situation of the Saharawis in the refugee camps and in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

Saharawi President congratulates Botswana counterpart on the sound win of General elections

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 26 October 2019 (SPS)- The President of the Saharawi Republic, Brahim Ghali, congratulated Botswana President, Mokgweetsi Masis, on the sound win of the General Elections that took place in Botswana on 23rd October.

Australian ACFID resolution supporting Western Sahara struggle for freedom and self-determination

Sydney (Australia) 24 Oct 2019 (SPS)- The Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) adopted a resolution on Western Sahara during its Annual General Meeting held in Sydney on 23-24 October, affirming strong support to the Saharawi people’s struggle for freedom and self-determination.