May 2020

President of Republic chairs meeting of Permanent Office of National Secretariat

Shaheed El-Hafed, 31 May 2020 (SPS) -  President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, on Sunday chaired a meeting of the Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, dedicated to examining the latest developments in the national cause on various levels, in addition to reviewing and evaluating programs of action.

Emphasis given to providing basic needs for Sahrawi refugees to fight impact of Coronavirus pandemic

Rome, 31 May 2020 (SPS) - The participants in the international conference, which was organized by the Department of Europe in the External Relations of the Polisario Front, in coordination among the representation of the Polisario Front and the International Committee for the Development of Peoples (CISP) in Italy and the Sahrawi Red Crescent, on Saturday agreed on the necessity to raise the level of joint action and coordination among various organizations, international co

CONASADH calls on ICRC to intervene for release of Saharawi political prisoners in Morocco

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 31 May 2020 (SPS)– The Saharawi National Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH), called on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to urgently intervene for the release of Saharawi political prisoners in Morocco, to protect them from possible Covid-19 infection.

Spanish government held accountable before parliament for its support to Moroccan occupation

Madrid, 31 May 2020 (SPS) - Spanish MP for the Galician Nationalist Bloc, Mr.

Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights expresses concern over situation of Sahrawi civilian prisoners in Moroccan jails

Shaheed El-Hafed, 30 May 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights on Friday expressed concern over the situation of Sahrawi civilian prisoners in the Moroccan jails, calling on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to intervene immediately to release them, especially amid the alarming outbreak of Coronavirus, including in Morocco.

Morocco has no sovereignty over Western Sahara, says Dr. Al-Hadrami

Nouakchott (Mauritania), 30 May 2020 (SPS) - Yemenite diplomat and former ambassador to Malaysia, Dr. Hussein Bahamid Al-Hadrami, said "Morocco has no sovereignty over Western Sahara, according to the resolutions of the United Nations and the International Court of Justice in the Hague."

South Africa warns UNSC of Morocco's violations in Western Sahara´s OOTT

New York (USA), May 28, 2020 (SPS) - The South African permanent representative to the United Nations, Jerry Matjila, has warned the members of the Security Council about the serious situation of the Sahrawi civilian population in the occupied areas by the Moroccan regime, and insisting that it is not receiving the necessary and adequate attention.

President Brahim Gali decrees presidential pardon for prisoners

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Areas), May 27, 2020 (SPS) - Coinciding with the end of Ramadan and the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has signed the decree presidency through which the pardon and commutation of sentences are announced in favor of several convicted by the courts of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

Algeria on Africa Day: All manoeuvres “will fail in the face of the justice of the Saharawi cause”

Algiers (Algeria) 27 May 2020 (SPS)- The Algerian Foreign Minister, Sabri Boukadoum, confirmed on Tuesday that all manoeuvres against the international efforts for peace in Western Sahara "will fail in the face of the justice of the Sahrawi people’s cause."

Mr. Boukadoum said that his country regrets "the failure to achieve the desired dynamic in the issue of Western Sahara, which has not yet reached settlement."

Polisario Representative to the UN: the Decolonisation of Western Sahara is a UN Pending Mission

New York (United Nations) 26 May 2020 (SPS)- Polisario Front’s Representative to the UN, Dr Sidi M. Omar, issued a statement on the occasion of the Annual Decolonization Week, which also coincides with the Africa Day, May 25, recalling the UN pending mission of decolonisation of the occupied parts of Western Sahara, still under Moroccan illegal occupation.

Namibia calls for the release of Saharawi Political Prisoners amid the eminent threat of Covid-19

By: Vitalio Angula

By: Omeima Abdeslam

Thirty Nine political prisoners, amongst them Mahafouda El Fakir (who was released on the 15 May 2020) have found themselves as victims of gross human rights violations by the Moroccan regime.

Their only crime was and remains a demand for the freedom and independence of their homeland, Western Sahara, from Moroccan tyranny.

President Geingob: Morocco should implement UN resolutions to decolonize Western Sahara

Windhoek (Namibia) 26 May 2020 (SPS)- The President of Namibia, H.E. Hage Geingob, called on Morocco to implement UN resolutions to decolonize Western Sahara, in his speech on the occasion of Africa Day 2020.

“To date, except for the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the rest of the 54 countries on the continent of Africa are now free and sovereign states”, Hage Geingob said.

President Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe confirms position on the right of Western Sahara to self-determination

Harare (Zimbabwe) 25 May 2020 (SPS)- The President of Zimbabwe, H.E. Emmerson Mnangagwa, reaffirmed on Sunday his country’s position in favour of the right of the people of Western Sahara to self-Determination.

Speaking on the occasion of Africa Day, H.E. President Mnangagwa stated that “Zimbabwe continues to reaffirm its position on the right of Western Sahara to self-determination.”

Chairperson of the AU: Africans continue to stand for Saharawi people right to freedom

Pretoria (South Africa) 25 May 2020 (SPS)- The Chairperson of the African Union, President of South Africa, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, affirmed AU’s firm position towards the right of Saharawi people to freedom, in his speech Today on the occasion of Africa Day.

“As Africans we will continue to stand on the side of justice and support the people of the Western Sahara in their enduring struggle for freedom and self-determination,” AU Chairperson stressed.

Loss of contact with Sahrawi civilian prisoner under Covid-19 pandemic

Ait Melloul (Morocco), 25May 2020 (SPS) - The family of Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mohamed Saleh Dada, in a telephone conversation with the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons, announced the loss of contact with its son for the past three weeks, who has been unfairly sentenced to 10 years in prison in the Ait Melloul prison 1, in southern Moroccan city of Agadir.

Non-self-Governing Territories: EUCOCO recalls peoples' right to self-determination

Brussels, 25 May 2020 (SPS) - The week of solidarity with the peoples of the Non-self-Governing Territories proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations between 25 and 31 May, must be an opportunity to remind member states and international opinion that many peoples are still deprived of their fundamental and imprescriptible right to self-determination, announced on Sunday the European Conference on Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO).

President of Republic receives message of congratulation from his Mauritanian counterpart

Nouakchott, 24 May  2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, received a congratulatory message from President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, H. E. Mohamed Ould Sheikh El-Ghazouani, on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.

Morocco exports Coronavirus to occupied Sahrawi territories (Responsible of Political Organization Secretariat)

Shaheed El-Hafed, 23 May 2020 (SPS)  -  Responsible of the Secretariat of the Political Organization of the Polisario Front, Mr. Khatri Adouh, stated that the occupied territories of the Sahrawi Republic were in danger of an outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic.

President of Republic congratulates his Mauritanian counterpart on Eid Al-Fitr

Bir-Lehlou (Liberated Territories) 23 May 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, has congratulated President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, H.E. Mohamed Ould Sheikh Al-Ghazwani, on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, offering him and the brotherly Mauritanian people his best congratulations and sincere wishes.

President of Republic congratulates his Algerian counterpart on Eid Al-Fitr

Bir-Lehlou (Liberated Territories) 23 May 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, has congratulated President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, H.E. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, wishing the Algerian people further progress and prosperity.

Independence Uprising Anniversary: International Community called to put more pressure on Moroccan occupier

Shaheed El-Hafed, 23 May 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights has praised the resistance and the struggle of the Sahrawis in the occupied territories against the Moroccan occupation forces, while calling on the international community to put pressure on Rabat to release all Sahrawi political prisoners and send independent international missions to investigate and find out about the human rights situation in the occupied Sahrawi territories.

President,Brahim Gali,praises Africa historical role in supporting Saharawi people

Chahid El Hafed, May 21, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali praised the historical role of Africa in accompanying and supporting the Saharawi people.

Frontline Defenders concerned about arbitrary detention of Saharawi Medias and human rights activist, Ibrahim Mrikli

Dublin (Ireland) 21 May 2020 (SPS)- Front Line Defenders expressed deep concerns in a Press Release issued Today, regarding the “arbitrary detention of Ibrahim Mrikli and the charges brought against him” by the Moroccan authorities of occupation, “in direct reprisal for his peaceful and legitimate human rights work, documenting violations in Western Sahara.”

Saharawi people mark 47th anniversary of outbreak of armed struggle tomorrow

Chahid Al Hafed (refugee camps), May 20, 2020 (SPS) - The Saharawi people commemorates todays, May 20th, the 47-year anniversary of the outbreak of armed struggle in Western Sahara, to reiterate their commitment and attachment to regain their legitimate rights by all means.

Frente POLISARIO offers condolences following the physical loss of the leader and militant Julio Anguita

Madrid (Spain), May 19, 2020- “the Frente POLISARIO on behalf of  the Saharawi people has offered its deepest condolence following the demise  of Julio Anguita, a militant, politician, statesman, a man of great culture who during his life was always inand a strong supporter  to just cause o the Saharawi people , "said the legitimate representative of the Saharawi people.

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