AU Commission provides symbolic donation to Sahrawi refugees

Shaheed Al-Hafeed,  November 10, 2018 (SPS) - Commissioner for Political Affairs of the African Union, Minata Samate Cessouma, accompanied by Ambassador of the Kingdom of Lesotho to the African Union, Prof Mafa Sejanamane, and representative of Sub-Committee on Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons in Africa, provided symbolic financial assistance to Sahrawi refugees at the amount of $ 100,000.

The Commissioner considered in a statement to the media that the symbolic donation was presented by the African Union Commission to express solidarity with the Sahrawi people.

She also emphasized that the symbolic donation is aimed at alleviating the suffering of Sahrawi refugees, adding that the visit of the African Commission delegation to the Sahrawi refugee camps comes in order to stand up for this suffering and to express solidarity and support for the Sahrawi people in their just struggle aimed at ending the problem of exile through the decolonization of Western Sahara. (SPS)