August 2020

Sahrawi civilian prisoner wages warning hunger strike in Morocco

Tiflet (Morocco), 8 August 2020 (SPS) - Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mohamed Hasena Ahmed-Salem Bourial, in the local prison of Tiflet 2, Morocco, on Friday announced waging a warning hunger strike for 24 hours in protest against the discrimination and racist practices to which he is subjected to in the prison.

Covid-19: 5 new confirmed cases in Sahrawi refugee camps

Shaheed Al Hafed (Refugee Camps), 8 August 2020 (SPS) - Spokesperson of the National Committee for Prevention against Coronavirus, Dr. Mohamed-Salem Al-Sheikh, announced on Friday that 5 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus infections have been recorded in the Sahrawi refugee camps, bringing the total number since the outbreak of the pandemic to 10 confirmed cases.  

“Western Sahara,” appellation enshrined in all international resolution

Belgrade, 8 August 2020 (SPS) - Algeria’s ambassador to Serbia Abdelhamid Chebchoub reaffirmed that the appellation of “Western Sahara” is enshrined in all the resolutions of the international organizations, dubbing “deceptive” the term “Moroccan Sahara” used by Rabat.

FP representative to UN: Sahrawi people will continue to struggle with all legitimate means to achieve their freedom and independence

Bogotá (Colombia) August 06, 2020 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO's representative to the United Nations, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar, has took part at a webinar organized by the Colombian Network for Studies on Western Sahara, along with Dr. Esperantha Arnandeth and Professor Carlos Arturo, as academics, specialized in studies on Western Sahara.

President of Republic sends message of condolence to his Lebanese counterpart following Beirut Port blast

Bir-Lehlu (liberated territories), August 05, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has sent a message of condolence to his Lebanese counterpart, Michel Aoun, following the grave incident that hit Beirut Port which left a big number of victims and wounded persons, in addition to causing huge damage to the buildings, and the public and private facilities..

Coronavirus: 01 new case in last 48 hours

Chahid El Hafed, August 05, 2020 (SPS) – One (01) new case of coronavirus (Covid-19), has been recorded in the last 48 hours in Saharwi Refugee Camps, Spokesperson for the Scientific Committee in charge of monitoring the coronavirus pandemic evolution, Dr Mohamed Salem Chej.

The number of confirmed cases hit 05 inhabitants 03 patients recovered, said Spokesperson at a press briefing on the evolution of the Covid 19.

New Zealand urged to stop illegal importation of Sahrawi phosphates

Wellington, 3 August 2020 (SPS) - Representative of the Polisario Front in Australia and New Zealand, Kamal Fadel, urged New Zealand to stop imports of Saharawi phosphates, saying that this illegal trade only "prolongs" the Moroccan occupation and thus "the repression of the Sahrawi people."

Sahrawi civilian prisoner starts warning hunger strike in Morocco

Kenitra (Morocco), 3 August 2020 (SPS) - Sahrawi civil prisoner, Abdelah Wali Ahmed Ramadan Al-Khafouni, decided to enter a warning hunger strike in a protest against the difficult detention conditions, according to the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners.

FLN reaffirms support to Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence

Algiers, 1 August 2020 (SPS) -  Secretary General of the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN), Mr. Abou El Fadl Baadji, reiterated his party's position in support of the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence, confirming that the issue of Western Sahara is the last issue of decolonization and it is time to resolve it on the basis of the application of resolutions of international legitimacy.

EUCOCO President calls on UN to complete decolonization of Western Sahara

Brussels (Belgium), 1 August 2020 (SPS) –President of the European Coordination of Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO), Pierre Galland, has called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to work to end armed conflicts by establishing serious negotiations and implementing treaties and conventions aimed at eliminating colonialism and illegal occupation, including in Western Sahara, in defence of the Sahrawi people's inalienable right to self-determination.

President of Sahrawi Red Crescent calls for rapid delivery of aids to Sahrawi refugees

Shaheed El Hafed, 1 August 2020 (SPS) - President of the Sahrawi Red Crescent Bouhbini Yahia on Thursday appealed to donor countries to accelerate the delivery of aid to Sahrawi refugees in the camps, faced with decreasing food stocks and the Covid-19 pandemic.