June 2020

Frente POLISARIO calls UNSC to hold Morocco accountable for its well-documented role in drug trafficking

New York, 30 June 2020 (SPS) -  the Representative of the Frente POLISARIO at the United Nations, Dr Sidi M. Omar, has strongly called on the Security Council to hold Morocco accountable for its well-documented role in drug trafficking and other destabilising actions that are threatening security and stability of its neighbours and the whole region, in a letter addressed on Today to H.E.

FP’s representative to Spain blames Spain for not fulfilling its legal and historical obligations to decolonize Western Sahara

Madrid (Spain), June 30, 2020 (SPS) - The representation of the Frente POLISARIO in Spain, Mr. Abdulah El Arabe reminded the Spanish government of the legal and historical responsibilities of Spain in decolonizing Western Sahara, affirming in this context that the best collaboration in maintaining Peace in the Sahel region and North Africa and ending the hot spots is to complete the decolonization of Western Sahara.

President Gali underlines need to continue complying with preventive measures to keep camps free of COVID19

Chahid El Hafed, June 30, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali, stressed the need to continue adhering to the preventive measures and control of the spread of the noval coronavirus, in order to guarantee that the Camps of Saharawi Refugees and the Liberated Territories of the Saharawi Republic remain free of contagions.

SPLA dismantles the drug trafficking network and seizes 3775 kg of hashish from Morocco

Agüenit (SADR Liberated Areas), June 30, 2020 (SPS) - In the midst of an international health alert due to the effects of COVID-19 where the countries of the region with armored borders, the Saharawi National Army has been forced to redouble efforts and activities in the face of the increase in cells of organized crime and drug trafficking from Morocco through the military wall of occupation that divides the territory of Western Sahara.

President of Republic extends condolences to Algerian counterpart on passing of former Prime Minister Mujahed Belaid Abdesselam

Bir Lahlou, 29 June 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr.  Brahim Ghali, has sent a message of condolence to his Algerian counterpart, Mr. Abdelmadjid tebboune, following the passing of former Prime Minister, Moudjahid Belaid Abdesselam. 

The Communist Party ¨Communists of Russia¨ reiterates support for struggle of Sahrawi people

Moscow, 28 June 2020 (SPS) - The Communist Party ¨ Communists of Russia¨ has reiterated its principled and firm support for the just struggle of the people of Western Sahara in a letter to the Polisario Front office in the Federal Republic of Russia.

Covid-19: President Ghali calls on UN to intervene for immediate release of Sahrawi prisoners

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 27 June 2020 (SPS) - Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali called on the United Nations to intervene urgently to put an end to the sufferings of the Sahrawi prisoners detained in the Moroccan jails and to intercede to Rabat to ensure their immediate and unconditional release in the face of the serious spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

Symposium on Western Sahara: call for resumption of UN process

Brussels, 27 June 2020 (SPS) - Participants in the political symposium, entitled "Settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara: one year after the resignation of UN Envoy Horst Kohler," on Wednesday called for the resumption of negotiations between Morocco and the Polisario Front, urging the UN chief to hasten the designation of a personal envoy for Western Sahara.

UN failure to act firmly vis a vis Morocco’s annexationist actions has seriously undermined UN credibility and deepened the loss of faith amid the Sahrawi people (Brahim Gali)

Bir-Lahlou, June 26, 2020 - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr.

President of Republic expresses concern over spread of Coronavirus pandemic in occupied territories

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 26 June 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, has expressed concern over the situation in the occupied territories of Western Sahara due to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, holding the Moroccan state responsible for the lives of Sahrawi population, in a letter addressed on Friday to Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres.

President of Republic expresses concern over situation of Sahrawi civilian prisoners in Moroccan jails

Bir-Lahlou, June 26, 2020 - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has expressed his concern about the serious situation in which Sahrawi civilian prisoners are held in Moroccan jails, amid the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.

AU Peace and Security Council reaffirms respect of borders existing on achievement of independence

Addis Ababa, June 24, 2020 (SPS) - The African Union Peace and Security Council (CPS) reaffirmed in Addis Ababa on Saturday the respect of the existing borders at the time of accession to independence, as solemnly declared in Cairo Resolution 16 of 1964 that institutionalized the intangibility of African borders.

New Zealand citizens blockaded Ravensdown’ trucks carrying “blood Phosphate” stolen from occupied Western Sahara

Lyttleton Port (New Zealand) 23 June 2020 (SPS)- Free Western Sahara Solidarity Aotearoa and a group of New Zealand citizens gathered Today in a protest blockading Ravensdown’ trucks carrying “blood Phosphate” illegally mined and exported by Morocco from occupied Western Sahara.

UNMS commends women's struggles in Occupied Zones

Chahid El Hafed , June 23, 2020 (SPS) -. The National Union of Sahrawi Women (UNMS) reiterated its unconditional solidarity and praised the struggles of Sahrawi women in the Occupied Areas of Western Sahara.

Sahrawi women national body in a meeting of its Executive Bureau sent a greeting to all Sahrawi women in the diaspora and in the Camps of pride and dignity.

Morocco's failure to abide by international legality, threat to regional peace

Sidney (Australia), 22 June 2020 (SPS) - Polisario Front representative in Australia and New Zealand, Kamal Fadel, said Morocco's refusal  to respect the international legality and UN silence are a "danger to peace and security in the region," and which, according to him, may lead to a war, and "Morocco and its allies will be the only side to blame."

New Zealanders block entrance to Ravensdown to protest against import of “blood phosphate” from occupied Western Sahara

Dunedin (New Zealand) 22 June 2020 (SPS)- New Zealander protestors decided to block entrance to Ravensdown Fertilizer company Monday morning, to protest against the company illegal import of “blood phosphate” from occupied Western Sahara.

Conference on Western Sahara conflict settlement Wednesday

Brussels, 22 June 2020 (SPS) - The European Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO) announced the organization on Wednesday of a political symposium entitled “Settlement of conflict in Western Sahara: One year after the resignation of UN envoy Horst Kohler,” to shed light on the latest developments in the Sahrawi issues.

Calls for international solidarity action with Sahrawi refugees

Johannesburg, 21 June 2020 (SPS) - South African activist for climate and human rights defender Catherine Constantinides stressed the need for an international solidarity action with the Sahrawi refugees, reiterating her support to the Sahrawi people’s inalienable right for self-determination.

Decolonization in Western Sahara: Polisario can no longer accept current stalemate

Boujdour (Refugee Camps),  20 June 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, said the Polisario Front can no longer accept the current stalemate of the decolonization process in Western Sahara, condemning Morocco's obstacles.

Spain must work to end colonialism in Western Sahara

Brussels, 20 June 2020 (SPS) - Deputies of the European Parliament called Wednesday the Spanish Government, in a letter sent to the Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, to speed up the decolonization process in Western Sahara and assume its historical and legal responsibilities towards the Sahrawi people.

Illegal exploitation of Sahrawi phosphate: Polisario Front launches court battle against two New Zealand firms

Wellington, 20 June 2020 (SPS) - The Polisario Front is determined to launch a “court battle” against two New Zealand firms which continue to invest illegally in the Sahrawi territories and to import phosphate ore of Western Sahara occupied by Morocco since 1975.

The Polisario Front lodged last March a formal complaint at the Supreme Court of New Zealand to prevent the pension fund of New Zealand from investing illegally in the occupied Sahrawi territories.

Sahrawi people celebrate 50st anniversary of historic Zemala Uprising and National Day of Disappeared

Boujdour (Refugee Camps), June 17, 2020 (SPS) - The wilaya of Boujdour hosted Wednesday the celebrations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic Zemala Uprising and the National Day of the Disappeared, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, Members of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO, the Government and many participants.

Saharawi people commemorate 50st anniversary of Zemla Uprising (June 17, 1970)

Chahid El Hafed (Refugee Camps) June 17, 202 June 17, 2020 (SPS) - The Saharawi people  commemorate Wednesday the 50st anniversary of the popular uprising of Zemla against Spanish colonialism, in attempt to recover its inalienable rights to freedom and independence, three years before the outbreak of the armed struggle led by the Polisario Front.

SPS congratulates Prensa Latina for its 61st anniversary

Bir Lehlu (SADR Liberated Zones), June 17, 2020 (SPS) - The News Agency of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Sahara Press Service, has congratulated the Latin American Information Agency, Prensa Latina, on the occasion of its 61 anniversary at the service of the third world and the just struggles in different parts of the world.