June 2020

CONASADH renews its call to protect Sahrawi political prisoners in Moroccan jails

Algeria, 16 June 2020 (Was) - The Sahrawi Human Rights Committee (CONASADH) renewed its call to provide protection for Sahrawi political prisoners in Moroccan jails who suffer negligence of their humanitarian conditions amid the outbreak of the Corona, which The President of the Sahrawi Red Crescent, Bouhbini Yahya, made clear Monday to APS.

Covid19: No cases reported in refugee camps, liberated territories thanks to prevention measures

Algiers, 15 June 2020 (SPS) - President of the Saharawi Red Crescent (CRS), Yahia Bouhabini said Monday that the prevention measures taken by the Saharawi authorities against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic "have yielded positive results without recording any cases of contamination in the Saharawi refugee camps and liberated territories," welcoming the contribution of the Algerian Red Crescent (CRA), having allowed the delivery of international humanitarian aid to the Sah

President of Republic congratulates his Russian counterpart on National Day

Bir-Lahlou, 14 June 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, congratulated his Russian counterpart, Mr. Vladimir Putin, on the occasion of his country's National Day

New Zealand government urged to stop illegal Sahrawi phosphate shipments

Wellington, 13 June 2020 (SPS)-  The organization specializing in the protection of Saharawi natural resources, "Western Sahara Campaign-NZ," demanded from New Zealand government to stop its illegal import of phosphate extracted from occupied Western Sahara.

British government seized over tragic situation of Sahrawi civilian prisoners in Morocco

London, 13 June 2020 (SPS) - British MP Ben Lake has seized his government over the serious and disturbing situation of Sahrawi civilian prisoners protesting in Moroccan jails amid the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. 

Aminatou Haidar to Spanish Media: The disappearance of Basiri and the hemorrhagic loss of dignity by the Spanish “democracy”

Madrid (Spain) 11 June 2020 (SPS)- Saharawi human rights activists and Alternative Nobel Prize Laureate, Ms. Aminatou Haidar, called on the Spanish government to put an end to the severe hemorrhagic loss of its dignity and its total submission in front of the Moroccan regime of occupation, in an article she published yesterday in Spanish media outlet, “Lamarea.com”.

Brahim Mohamed Mahmud takes oath as a new member of Frente POLISARIO National Secretariat

Chahid El Hafed,  June 10, 2020 (SPS) -The current Secretary General of the Presidency, Brahim Mohamed Mahmud, has taken, Wednesday, an oath before the President of the Republic, as a new member of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO, after the death of the diplomat, Emhamed Khadad, last April.

Martyrs' Day: President of the Republic confirms commitment fidelity to the martyrs of the revolution

Chahid El-Hafed, June 10, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali has confirmed, Tuesday on the occasion of Martyrs' Day, the commitment to fight the occupation and fidelity to the martyrs of the revolution.

Saharawi people commemorate 44th anniversary of the death of El Uali Mustafa Sayed

Chahid El-hafed, June 9, 2020 (SPS) - As one of the most important figures in the contemporary history of Western Sahara, the Saharawi people have commemorated, today, the 44th anniversary of the death of El Uali Mustafa Sayed founder of the Frente POLISARIO, with political-cultural acts to remember his legacy and renew the commitment to fight and take the oath with the martyrs of the revolution

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Chauvinism, arrogance and racialism hinders the independence of Western Sahara

Pretoria (South Africa) 09 June 2020 (SPS)- The President of the African National Congress (ANC), President Cyril Ramaphosa, considered that Western Sahara’s achievement of independence is hindered because of Chauvinism, arrogance and racism by Morocco.

PCE dubs Spanish Supreme Court decision as a grievance to Saharawi people

Madrid, June 8, 2020 (SPS) - The Communist Party of Spain has rejected the decision of the Spanish Supreme Court "because it means a further degree in the escalation of the issue of decolonization of the Territory of Western Sahara and represents a grievance to the Saharawi people and a disgrace to all of us."

Self-determination referendum, sole guarantor of Sahrawis’ rights

Brussels, 8 May 2020 (SPS) - Speeding up the implementation of the United Nations resolutions linked in particular to the organization of a self-determination referendum in Western Sahara is the sole guarantor of the respect of the Sahrawi people rights, said legal international experts.

Covid-19: No case reported in Sahrawi refugee camps, liberated territories

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 8 May 2020 (SPS) -The Sahrawi National Committee for the prevention and monitoring of the novel coronavirus pandemic said Saturday that “no confirmed case” has been reported in the Sahrawi refugee camps or in the liberated territories.  

In a communiqué issued by the Ministry of Public Health, the Committee called on citizens to respect the measures already taken to prevent the spread of the epidemic in the Saharawi refugee camps.

Body of late M’hamed Kheddad buried in Smara’s cemetery

Smara (Refugee Camps) - Late leader and diplomat M'hamed Kheddad, who passed away in early April, was buried in a cemetery in the wilaya of Smara, refugee camps.

EU remains committed to supporting Saharawi refugees

Brussels, 6 May 2020 (SPS) - European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarcic, has reiterated the commitment of the European Union (EU) to support the Saharawi refugees, particularly in these exceptional circumstances related to Covid-19.

Lesotho Kingdom maintains support to Saharawi rights and denies alleged change of position

Maseru (Kngdom of Lesotho) 03 June 2020 (SPS)- The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho reiterated in an official statement by its Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations, the Hon 'Matšepo Ramakoae, “principled position on Western Sahara”, denying previous unilateral misrepresentations of that position last year.

Education Minister sends a message of thanks to his Algerian counterpart

Chahid El Hafed,  June 02, 2020 - The Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Mr.

Algerian Foreign Minister reiterates support for Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence

Algiers, 1 June 2020 (SPS) - Algerian Foreign Minister, Mr. Sabri Boukadoum, has reiterated Algeria's support for the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence.

Permanent Office of National Secretariat denounces European parties' attempts to pass agreements with Moroccan occupation

Shaheed El-Hafed, 1 June 2020 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has condemned the blatant contradiction in the attempts by European parties, particularly France and Spain, to pass agreements with the Moroccan occupier, including the occupied parts of the Sahrawi Republic, in violation of international law, international humanitarian law and resolutions of the European Court of Justice.