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EU-Morocco agreement cancellation: Polisario denounces Rabat schemes to spread confusion

BIR LAHLOU (Saharawi liberated territories) ), April 07, 2016 (SPS) - Polisario Front condemns Moroccan official media attempts to spread "confusion" over the European Court's decision to cancel EU-Morocco agricultural cooperation agreement, Mhamed Khadad, the Saharawi Coordinator with MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara), said in a statement.

 

Western Sahara: Extension of MINURSO mandate on 28 April

New York (United Nations), April 07, 2016 (SPS) - The United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) mandate will be extended on 28th April, announced the Security Council on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Information: Moroccan misleading propaganda reflects its international isolation

 Chahed El Hafid, April 06 2016 (SPS) - the Ministry of Information indicated on Wednesday that the Moroccan regime misleading propaganda reflects its unprecedented international isolation result of political bankruptcy and its struggle with the international community, in statement a copy of which obtained by SPS.

 

Amnesty International calls on Morocco to release Saharawi political prisoners

London, April 06, 2016  (SPS) -The prestigious international organization of human rights, Amnesty International urgently called in a public statement issued Saturday, the Moroccan authorities "to free the thirteen Saharawi human rights activists on hunger strike since last March 1st in prison Shelah.

Situation in Western Sahara: EP Intergroup expresses "concern"

Brussels, April 06, 2016 (SPS) - The European Parliament Intergroup "peace for the Sahrawi people" on Tuesday in Brussels expressed its “deep concerns” regarding the application of the peace plan for the self-determination of Sahrawi people in the light of last developments in the region.

Gdeim Izik group suspends their open hunger strike

Zaki prison (Morocco), April 06, 2016 (SPS) - Gdeim Izik group suspended on Tuesday their hunger strike, which lasted for 37 days, reaffirming attachment to their full rights. According to statement of the group

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The statement issued by the group indicated that the suspension of the hunger strike came in response to the demands of their families, as well as to the Sahrawi masses and human rights and friendship organizations. 

 

EU MP calls for respect human rights in the occupied territories

Brussels (Belgium), April 6, 2016 (SPS) - European MP, Mr. Joao Ferreira on Tuesday called upon the High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union Federica Mogherini to ask the Moroccan authorities to respect human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara and to stop any repression against the civilian population.

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More than 13,000 mines destroyed by the Saharawi army since 2006

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi refugee camps), April 06, 2016 (SPS) - More than 13,000 of the 9 million mines laid by the Moroccan army along the "wall of shame" (Moroccan defensive wall), were destroyed by the Saharawi army since 2006 in coordination with international specialized agencies, the Director of the Office of coordination of Sahrawi Mine Action (SMACO), Samou Amideh said.

 

 

A campaign to pressure the Security Council for Self-determination referendum in Western Sahara

London, April 05, 2016 (SPS) - The British organization "Western Sahara Action Forum" (WSFA) Tuesday launched a campaign on Twitter, to pressure the UN Security Council to take measures to bring Morocco to hold a referendum in Western Sahara, especially after the expulsion by the Moroccan authorities of the civilian component of MINURSO.

 

Security Council is called to set date for the referendum in Western Sahara (Sahrawi ambassador to Algiers)

Algeria, April 05, 2016 (SPS) - the Saharawi Ambassador in Algeria, a member of the National Secretariat Mr. Buchraya Hamudi Bayun on Tuesday shouldered the UN Security Council "full responsibility" for what may occur after next April 30, the end of the mission of the United Nations Mission for the referendum in Western Sahara "MINURSO", calling to set a date to organize a referendum of self-determination of Saharawi people.

 

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