September 2020

The Right Livelihood Foundation calls on the UN Human rights Council to appoint a Special Rapporteur on Western Sahara

Geneva (Human Rights Council) 16 September 2020 (SPS)- The Right Livelihood Foundation called last Monday in an Oral Statement during the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council, for the appointment of a Special Rapporteur on Western Sahara for the UN to be able to monitor the human rights situation in this last colony in Africa.

Brazilian Association of Solidarity with the Sahrawi people expresses its support to the building of the liberated territories

Brazil, Sept 16, 2020 (SPS) - The Brazilian Association of Solidarity with the Sahrawi people has expressed its full support for the new political initiative announced by the Sahrawi president, regarding the construction of civil and administrative structures in liberated territories, such as a legitimate act of exercising the sovereignty of the government of the Saharawi Republic over all its territory.

Namibia vice Foreign Minister renews her country support our Sahrawi people

Windhoek (Namibia), Sept 16, 2020 (SPS) - The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Namibia, Jenelly Matundu, has reaffirmed the unwavering position of her country in support to the just issue of the Saharawi people for their self-determination and total independence. 

Bachelet wants to dispatch new mission to Western Sahara

Geneva (United Nations), 14 September 2020 (SPS) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday, in Geneva, that she "look forward to discussing" the parameters of a new technical mission to Western Sahara in order to "identify critical human rights issues" in the territory.

UN High Commissioner for Human rights reported Moroccan harassment against Saharawi human rights defenders

Geneva (UN) 14 September 2020 (SPS)- The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, informed the UN Human Rights Council about harassment and reprisal of Saharawi human rights defenders by Moroccan authorities, in the annual report of UN Commissioner, her Office and the UN Secretary General.

Opening of academic year 2020-2021 amid exceptional health measures

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 13 September 2020 (SPS) - Pupils and students have joined on Sunday schools in the Sahrawi refugee camps and liberated territories of the Sahrawi Republic, marking the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, amid special health measures imposed by the Covid 19 pandemic.

UN must set date for self-determination referendum in occupied Western Sahara

Geneva, 12 September 2020 (SPS) - The Polisario Front declared on Thursday in Geneva that the referendum on self-determination in occupied Western Sahara was urgently needed, calling on the UN General Assembly to set a date for the holding of this vote, which has so far been adjourned.

Saharawi President: Sahrawi people will take measures to defend their legitimate rights, and expect concrete actions from the UN to decolonise Western Sahara

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 10 September 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Saharawi Republic and Secretary General of Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, affirmed in a letter to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Gutteres, that the “Saharawi people are determined to take the necessary measures to defend their legitimate rights”, stressing that they expect the UN “to bring to a successful conclusion the decolonisation of the last colony in Africa”.

President Brahim Gali chairs Frente POLISARIO´s NS Permanent Bureau meeting

Chahid El Hafed, Sept 09, 2020 (SPS) - the President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has chaired a meeting of the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat, devoted to studying a number of issues internally and externally.

SRC expresses respect for the valuable work of international solidary workers

Chahid El-Hafed, Sept 08, 2020 (SPS) - Coinciding with the celebration of the International Day of Cooperating People, a date selected to honor women and men who have decided to dedicate their time and talent to improving the realities of the most disadvantaged and fighting for a more just world, the Saharawi Red Crescent has joined the international celebration to highlight the “valuable work” and “solidarity altruism” of the international aid workers who.

Sahrawi people's right to self-determination: Polisario wants concrete actions from UN

New York (United Nations), 7 September 2020 (SPS) - The Polisario Front said Sunday it expects "concrete actions" from the United Nations that demonstrate the willingness of the UN to hold a referendum on self-determination in occupied Western Sahara, pointing to the inaction of the Security Council and the General Secretariat.

Boukadoum reiterates Algeria's support for self-determination right

Algiers, 7 September 2020 (SPS) - Head of the Algerian diplomacy, Sabri Boukadoum, reiterated Algeria's consistent position regarding the inalienable right of Sahrawi people to self-determination in accordance with international legitimacy.

Polisario: Saharawi people only expect UN to enable them to exercise their right to self-determination and independence

New York (United Nations) 06 September 2020 (SPS)- The Representative of the Polisario Front at the United Nations, Ambassador Dr.

AI calls on Morocco to drop "fabricated charges" against Sahrawi journalist Brahim Imrikli

Washington, 06 September 2020 (SPS) - Amnesty International on Friday demanded that the Moroccan occupation authorities drop the immediately charges, which it described as "fabricated," against young Sahrawi journalist, Brahim Imrikli.

Aminatou Haidar warns against dangers of the illegal Guergarat breach on peace in Western Sahara and calls for its closure

Occupied Aaiun (Saharawi Republic)- Sahrawi human rights defender, Ms. Aminatou Haidar, expressed her solidarity with Sahrawi citizens demonstrating in front of the Guerguerat’s “illegal breach”, in three Twits on her Twitter page Today, calling on the United Nations to shut this illegal passage that threatens peace in Western Sahara.

Sahrawi government reaffirms its rejection of Guergarat illegal passage (statement)

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories),Sept 01, 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Government reiterated today its firm rejection of the continued existence of the illegal Guergarat crossing, which is an flagrant violation of the terms of ceasefire and military agreement No. 1.