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Sidati calls for quick measures to fully implement MINURSO mandate

Brussels, May 05, 2016 (SPS) - Measures must be taken quickly to enable the full implementation of the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) and the relaunch of the peace process, pleaded the Sahrawi Deputy Minister for European Affairs Mohamed Sidati.

UPES stresses need for mechanisms to protect journalists in occupied Sahrawi territories

Chahid El Hafed (Sahrawi refugee camps), May 05, 2016 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Journalists and Writers Union (UPES) stressed the need to find mechanisms for the protection of Sahrawi journalists in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

In a statement marking the World Press Freedom Day, observed 3 May every year, the UPES denounced the practices of the Moroccan occupying forces, which continue press freedom abuses in the occupied Sahrawi territories.

Solidarity caravan arrives in Sahrawi refugee camps

Chahid El Hafed (Sahrawi Camps) 04 May 2016 (SPS) - The solidarity caravan of aid to the Sahrawi people arrived Tuesday, in the Shahid Al Hafed camps for Sahrawi refugees, at the initiative of the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA).

President hails Algerian principled positions towards Saharawi people

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), 04 May 2016 (SPS) - the President of Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz hailed the principled positions of Algeria with the Saharawi people and their just cause.

 

CONASADH concerned about deteriorating health of Sahrawi prisoner in Morocco

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories) May 03, 2016 (SPS) - Sahrawi Human Rights Commission (CONASADH) has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating health of the Sahrawi human rights activist and political prisoner, Abdulkhalek Markhi, who is on an unlimited hunger strike since 1 April in the prison of Tiznit, in Morocco.

UN denies Polisario Front representative expulsion of the international organization premises

United Nations, May 03, 2016 (SPS) - The Office of the Spokesman for the Secretary-General denied the information that, over the weekend, news reported that UN security guards had escorted Ahmed Boukhari, the representative of the Polisario Front in New York off the UN premises.

Western Sahara: London calls for political solution providing for self-determination

London (United Kingdom), May 03, 2016 (SPS) - London welcomed the adoption, on Friday, of UN Security Council Resolution 2285, calling for "lasting and mutually acceptable" political solution for Western Sahara, and which provides for the self-determination of Saharawi people.SPS

 

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COSCAPS reiterates its support for Saharawi people just cause

Las Palmas, May 03, 2016 (SPS) -.Canary Islands Trade Coordination Support for Saharawi people (COSCAPS) reiterated Monday its support to the Saharawi cause in a statement on the occasion of May Day celebrations.

 

COSCAPS has joined the initiative of several trade union organizations from different African countries, like Algeria or Nigeria, which have unanimously decided to dedicate this May 1 to solidarity with the Saharawi people.

 

Resolution of Western Sahara conflict: Algeria's position is that of international community, says Messahel

Algiers, May 03, 2016 (SPS) - Algeria's "constant" position on Western Sahara issue is that of the international community, reaffirmed Monday in Algiers Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel.

"Algeria's position is constant and it is that of the international community since it was included in the United Nations list of non-self-governing territories in 1963," Messahel told the national Radio.

Sahrawi people expect action from Security Council to get Morocco to respect international legitimacy

Oran, May 2, 2016 (SPS) - Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar said Sunday, in Oran, that the Sahrawi people are expecting an action from the United Nations (UN) Security Council to get Morocco to respect the international legitimacy.

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