First Youth Solidarity Forum pays tribute to four young African leaders in solidarity with Western Sahara

Chahid Hafed, 12 March 2020 (SPS)- The participants to the First Youth Solidarity Forum with Western Sahara, gathering Today in Chahid Hafed in the Saharawi refugee camps, paid tribute to the life and achievements of 4 leaders of youth movements, who will remain in the memory of the Saharawi people forever.

The four personalities remembered in this edition are: Mr. Baba Mustapha Sayed, a former Head of Externa Relations of the UJSARIO, Ms. Bavelile Hlongwa, former South African youth leader and minister, Anna Lindh, former Swedish Minister and Xoan Noya, former Venezuelan youth leader.

The four personalities were highly celebrated by the participants, who decided to honour them during this First edition of the forum for all what they stand for as young leaders, who strongly fought for justice and freedom everywhere.

The First International Youth Forum of Solidarity with Western Sahara, kicked off Wednesday, organized by the UJSARIO in the Saharawi refugee camps from the 11th to 13th March 2020, under the theme: “Sustainable future for Saharawi youth, the fair political resolution of the conflict, human rights, natural resources and the Wall of Shame in Western Sahara”, with the presence of delegates from numerous international youth organisations. (SPS)

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