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Geneva support group: UN failed to protect Sahrawis

Geneva, 10 October 2020 (SPS) - The Geneva Support Group for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Western Sahara (GAGPPDHSO) on Friday deplored the failure of the United nations in its mandate to protect the fundamental rights of the Sahrawi people, lamenting the "tendency" of the UN organization to "underestimate" the serious violations committed by Morocco.

WSRW denounces resumption of frozen fish exports from occupied Western Sahara

Brussels, 10 October 2020 (SPS) - The Observatory of the Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) on Thursday denounced the resumption of exports of frozen fish from Western Sahara to ports in West African countries, and reaffirmed that this trade “directly contributes to prolonging” Morocco’s illegal occupation of the last African colony.

Sahrawi President sends a congratulatory message to Lesotho Kingdom Prime Minister on the occasion of his country's National Day

Bir Lehlu, October 07, 2020 (SPS) -The President of the Republic, Brahim Gali sent a congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, HE.Moeketsi Majoro on the occasion of the 54st Anniversary of the Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho. 

President of the Republic: the report of the Secretary-General is reductive and does not reflect the situation, and practical measures are crucial to facilitate the successful conclusion of the decolonisation of the last colony in Africa

Bir Lehlou (Sahrawi Republic) 6 October 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Republic and Secretary-General of Frente POLISARIO, Mr Brahim Ghali, addressed a letter to both the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres, and the Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr Vassily Nebenzia, the current President of the Security Council, stressing that the recent Secretary-General’s report does not reflect the reality of the alarming situation in occupied Western

ISACOM holds meeting to assess Moroccan harassment against its members and pledges to continue the struggle until the independence

Occupied El Aaiun (Saharawi Republic) 07 October 2020 (SPS)- The Executive Bueau of the Sahrawi Organ against the Moroccan Occupation held its second meeting via videoconference, on Tuesday, in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, to review the harassment and police siege that the members of the Commission have been subjected to since the establishment of the ISACOM, calling on the United Nations to decolonize Western Sahara .

Frente Polisario calls on UN Security Council to hold Morocco responsible for continued human rights violations in Western Sahara

New York (United Nations) 05 October 2020 (SPS)- Frente Polisario Permanent Representative to the UN, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar, addressed a letter to the President of the Security Council, Russian Ambassador, Vassily A. Nebenzia, calling on the UN Security Council to hold the Moroccan occupying State responsible for all human rights violations against Saharawi human rights defenders and citizens in occupied Western Sahara.

Security Council: Western Sahara issue back on agenda

Algiers, 5 October 2020 (SPS) - The question of Western Sahara is back on agenda in October at the UN Security Council as the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) is to be renewed following the consultations scheduled for October 14, according to UN body's meetings timetable.

President Ghali does not rule out reiteration of Gdeim Izik scenario in Guerguerat

Shaheed El Hafedh (Refugee Camps), 3 October 2020 (SPS) - President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali said Thursday evening that he did not rule out a reiteration of Gdeim Izik's scenario in Guerguerat, warning that "any attack on any Sahrawi citizen would mean a return to war.”

Polisario’s representative to UN denounces manoeuvres compromising peace process in Western Sahara

Algiers, 3 October 2020 (SPS) - The representative of the Polisario Front to the United Nations Sidi Mohamed Omar said that 29 years after the ceasefire, the Sahrawi people are still waiting for self-determination, without any favorable conditions to the organization of a referendum in Western Sahara.

Kerry Kennedy condemns Moroccan smear campaign against Aminatou Haidar

Washington (USA) 01 October 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, Ms. Kerry Kennedy, condemned Moroccan smear campaign against the President of the Saharawi Organ against Moroccan Occupation (ISACOM), in a Twit she published on her Twitter Account Today.

“I condemn Morocco's smear campaign and threats against Sahrawi human rights defender and 2008 RFK Human Rights Award Laureate, Ms. Aminatou Haidar,” Kerry Kennedy wrote.

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