December 2020

Lesotho: “Without addressing the decolonisation issue, we cannot be assured of silencing the guns in North Africa”

Maseru (Lesotho) 07 December 2020 (SPS)- The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, H.E. Dr Moeketsi Majoro, affirmed in his remarks before the AU 14th Extraordinary Summit on Silencing the Guns yesterday, that “Without addressing the decolonisation issue, we cannot be assured of silencing the guns in North Africa.”

Zimbabwe to AU Summit on Silencing the Guns: We urge AU and UN to end the suffering of Saharawis

Harare (Zimbabwe) )07 December 2020 (SPS)- The President of Zimbabwe, H.E. Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, called on the AU and UN to pay efforts towards the end of the Saharawi people’s suffering from the Moroccan occupation, in his speech before the AU 14th Extraordinary Summit on Silencing the Guns, held yesterday via video conference.

South Africa concerned about the situation in Western Sahara and AU asked for efforts to facilitate self-determination

Pretoria (South Africa) 07 December 2020 (SPS)- The President of the African Union, and President of South Africa, H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, expressed concern about the situation in Western Sahara, during his opening speech of the AU Summit on Silencing the Guns Yesterday.

Sahrawi army continues attacks against Moroccan army bases for 24th consecutive day

Bir Lehlou (Liberated Territories), 6 December 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued, Saturday and Sunday, its intensive attacks against Moroccan military bases behind the Wall of Shame, said the Ministry of defense in its statement number 24.

Sahrawi conflict is African issue, Morocco undermines efforts to silencing guns, confirms President Ghali

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 06 December 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, said the conflict between the Saharawi Republic and Moroccan Kingdom is an African issue, adding that Morocco is obstructing the continental efforts to silencing the guns.

President of Republic strongly condemns Morocco’s new aggression against SADR sovereignty

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 06 December 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Gali, has strongly condemned the new aggression carried out by the Moroccan Kingdom against the national sovereignty of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

Botswana President's remarks to AU Summit: “the Africa We Want” will remain a dream as long as Western Sahara have not attained full independence

Gaborone (Botswana) 06 December 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Republic of Botswana, H.E. President Mokgweetsi E.K.Masisi, stressed in his remarks before the African Union Summit on Silencing the Guns, delivered Today by Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Honourable Dr.

Swedish FM: Sweden does not recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara, calls for self-determination referendum of Sahrawi people

Stockholm, December 6, 2020 (SPS) - Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde, confirmed that the Swedish government never recognized Morocco's claims of sovereignty over Western Sahara, like the United Nations, and continued to work for a just solution to the question of Western Sahara, respecting the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination.

Moroccan army “in deplorable situation,” says Sahrawi media

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 06 December 2020 (SPS) -The Moroccan occupation army “is in a deplorable situation” in the face of the bombings led by the Sahrawi army in El-Guerguerat, said a Sahrawi news website that reported two senior Moroccan officers suffering from memory disorders.

The news website “12 October: The Voice of Sahrawi Resistance” affirmed having information from reliable sources that “the Moroccan army is in a deplorable situation.” 

SPLA fighters continue striking Moroccan enemy’s positions

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories) 05 December 2020 (SPS) - Fighters of the Saharawi People’s Liberation Army continue, for the twenty third consecutive day, to fire at the positions and entrenchments of the Moroccan military forces along the Wall of Shame, informed the comuniqué No. 23 of the Ministry for National Defense.

President of Republic attends AU virtual summit on Free Trade Area

Johannesburg (South Africa) December 05, 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Gali, participates in the thirteenth extraordinary session of the AU Heads of State and Government on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), started today, Saturday, vía virtual online platforms because of the social distancing conditions caused by COVID-19.

UN Security Council’s President: “We must admit having failed the people of Western Sahara”

New York (United Nations), 05 December 2020 (SPS) - The incumbent President of the United Nations Security Council, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, called last Tuesday on the international community to recognize its failure in Western Sahara and the failure to fulfill its promises to the Saharawi people to reach a definitive solution through the celebration of a referendum on self-determination.

El-Guerguerat: Morocco hides losses against Sahrawi army

Shaheed El Hafed, 05 December 2020 (SPS) - Secretary General at the Sahrawi Security Ministry Sidi Ould Oukal affirmed Thursday that Morocco hides its losses against the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) since the violation of the ceasefire agreement and the aggression against the Sahrawi civilians in the region of El-Guerguerat in November, said the Sahrawi news agency SPS.

SPLA units continue to target military positions of Moroccan army

Bir Lehlou (Liberated Territories), 05 December 2020 (SPS) - The units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued "intensive" attacks on the Moroccan army's bases and positions along the wall of shame for the 21st consecutive day, said Thursday the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense in its 21st press release.

Lavrov calls for resumption of negotiations between Morocco, Polisario Front

Moscow, 05 December 2020 (SPS) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called Thursday on the parties to the conflict in Western Sahara, Morocco and the Polisario Front, to show restraint and resume the UN process.

Polisario Front: Broadening MINURSO mandate, a must

Algiers, 05 December 2020 (SPS) - Broadening the Mission of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to human rights monitoring has become “a must” given the latest developments, said the Representative of the Polisario Front in Germany Nadjet Handi.

Morocco hinders AU initiative to silence arms in 2020

Addis Ababa, 05 December 2020 (SPS) - The African Union’s objectives to silence arms in 2020 collides currently with a big obstacle following the illegal Moroccan occupation of parts of the Sahrawi Republic’s territory, said on Wednesday Sahrawi Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek.

Boukadoum calls on AU to assume responsibility regarding serious developments in Western Sahara

Algiers, 05 December 2020 (SPS) – Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Boukadoum called on Wednesday the African Union (AU) to assume its responsibility regarding the serious developments of the situation in Western Sahara and attempts to impose the policy of fait accompli in the territories of an AU’s founding member.

Liberation war "will not stop until the end of Moroccan occupation"

Shaheed El-Hafed, 05 December 2020 (SPS) - The minister advisor to the Sahrawi presidency for Political Affairs, Bachir Mustapha Syed, said Tuesday that "the 13 November 2020 marks an important change in our people's struggle, manifested in the attacks of the National Liberation Army and the huge mobilization, in support of the Popular Front's decision to resume the armed struggle" against the Moroccan occupation.

UNSC´s President: "We must recognize our failure towards Sahrawi people"

New York (USA) Dec 02, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the United Nations Security Council, Ambassador Jerry Matjila, has called on the international community to recognize its failure in Western Sahara and the failure to fulfill its promises with the Saharawi people to reach a definitive solution through the celebration of the self-determination referendum.

53 Norwegian NGOs correspond its government to defend Sahrawi people´s HHRR and their right to self-determination

Oslo (Norway), Dec 02, 2020 (SPS) - Norwegian civil society organizations called on the government of Norway to play a leading role in defending human rights in Western Sahara by calling on Morocco to release human rights prisoners held in Moroccan prisons for many years

New book on Saharawi people's struggle in Japan

Tokyo (Japan), Dec 02, 2020 (SPS) - Japanese journalist and writer Hirata Itsuku has published a new book on the Sahrawi people's struggle for independence.

This new book, which came out on November 30, 2020, recounts the experience of Sahrawi activists for independence, based on the story of the athlete Salah Eddin Ameidán.

"National liberation war resumed to drive out the occupier and will not stop until its occupation ends” Bachir Mustafa Sayed

Chahid Al-Hafed, Dec, 02, 2020 (SPS) – Frente POLISARIO and Minister of the Presidency in charge of Political Affairs, Mr.

Rivas-Vaciamadrid municipal council approves decision on SADR political recognition

Madrid (Spain), 1 December 2020 (SAPS) -The municipal council of Rivas-Vaciamadrid has approved a decision providing for the political recognition of the Saharawi Republic (SADR), deciding to name one of the public squares after the Saharawi people as a form of solidarity and commitment to the Saharawi cause.

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