February 2021

Swedish government called to recognize SADR as independent state

Stockholm, Feb 16, 2021 (SPS) - The National Youth Council of the Swedish Left approved a resolution at its latest conference calling on the government in Stockholm to recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) as an independent state and to end all economic agreements, covering the occupied Sahrawi territories, concluded with the Kingdom of Morocco.

IADL expresses its deepest concern over armed conflict resuming in Western Sahara

Geneva (Switzerland), Feb 16, 2021 (SPS) - The International Association of Democratic Lawyers has expressed its deepest concern at the resuming of the armed conflict in the Non Self-Governing Territory of Western Sahara that followed the breaking of the cease-fire by the Kingdom of Morocco in an open letter to UNSG, Antonio Gueterres.

Western Sahara: Two kids abducted by Moroccan forces in occupied El Aaiun

Occupied El Aaiun, Feb 16, 2021 (SPS) - Morocco's repressive forces have kidnapped two minor children in the district of Iraq, in the Western Sahara occupied city of El Aaiun, Sahrawi media said Monday.

According to the sources, "Moroccan occupation soldiers, in plain clothes, abducted two minor children and took them to an unknown destination."

SPLA continues to shell enemy positions for 96th consecutive day

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), February 15, 2021 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) carried out new attacks targeting the entrenchment sites of the Moroccan occupation army, constantly under bombardment along the walls of humiliation and shame, according to communiqué No. 96 of the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense.

President Brahim Gali receives a message of gratitude from his Cuban counterpart

Chahid El Hafed, Feb 15, 2021 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali has received a message of gratitude from his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, for the cordial congratulations on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution.

Sahrawi activist Soltana Khaya more than ever committed to struggle

Brussels, Feb 15, 2021 (SPS) -  -The Sahrawi human rights activist Soltana Sid Ibrahim Khaya, seriously injured in the face and eye following a barbaric attack by the Moroccan police, is more than ever willing to continue the struggle, said Sundaye member of the National Secretariat of the frente POLISARIO in charge of Europe and the European Union (EU) Oubi Bouchraya Bashir.

President Brahim Gali congratulates his Algerian counterpart on his return to his country

Bir Lahlou, Feb 14, 2021 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali congratulated his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune on his return to Algeria, after a period of treatment and a full recovery in Germany where he underwent a successful surgery on his right foot following coronavirus -related complications.SPS

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President of Republic sends message of congratulations to his Algerian counterpart on his return to country

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), February 14, 2021 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, congratulated his Algerian counterpart, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, on his return to Algeria, after his stay in Germany where he underwent a successful surgery on his right foot, following coronavirus -related complications. 

Occupied Zones situation is unsustainable and serious (Aminetu Haidar)

Occupied El Aaiún, Feb14, 2021- Well-known  Saharawi HR activist Aminetu Haidar has slammed Saturday the aggression against Sultana Khaya perpetrated by the Moroccan occupation forces in the occupied city of Bojador.

"I strongly denounce the fierce repression of the Moroccan occupation forces, of which Sultana Khaya, a member of ISACOM (Saharawi Instance Against the Moroccan Occupation), has been the victim in occupied Bojador," Haidar tweeted.

Sahrawi community in Europe strongly criticizes Moroccan human rights violation in occupied Western Sahara

Paris, Feb13, 2021 (SPS) - The Sahrawi community in Europe has denounced the brutal and systematic repression against Sahrawi human rights defenders  in the occupied areas of Western Sahara, on the ground of their peaceful advocacy for enabling the Sahrawi people of their right In self-determination and independence.

Deutsche Welle sheds light on illegal looting of Sahrawi people natural resouces

Berlin, Feb 13, 2021 (SPS) - The German channel "Deutsche Welle" highlighted the systematic and illegal plundering of fish by the Moroccan occupation through the occupied port of Dakhla, the far south of Western Sahara.

The famous German channel revealed that Morocco "produces 65 percent of its fish wealth in the occupied port of Dakhla, which is one of the most famous octopus fishing ports in Africa and the world,".

Brutal Moroccan aggression against Sahrawi activists Sultana Khaya and Elwaara Khaya

Occupied Bojador, Feb 13, 2021 (SPS) - Members of the Moroccan repressive apparatuses have brutally attacked the Saharawi activist Sultana Khaya and her sister Elwaara Khaya at their home in the busy town of Bojador.

Sources from the occupied city report that Moroccan agents Hakim Amern and his deputy, Mohamed Madi, cruelly beat the activist for her peaceful protests and rejection of the Moroccan occupation in Western Sahara.

Call to end to harassment of activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir

Paris, Feb 13, 2021 (SPS) - The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partner of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIHD), urged the Moroccan occupier to "guarantee in all circumstances the physical and psychological integrity of Sahrawi activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, her family, and all human rights defenders in Western Sahara, and to put an end to all forms of harassment, including at the judicial level, and any act of intimidation.

Sahrawi Committee for Human Rights condemns Moroccan arbitrary detention crime against Sahrawi citizens

Chahidel Hafed, Feb 13, 2021 (SPS) - the Sahrawi Committee for Human Rights (CONASADH) slammed the crime of arbitrary arrest against Gali Buha-la and Nafee Butasufra, committed by the Moroccan occupation authorities in the occupied city of El-Ayoun against Sahrawi citizens in the occupied part of Western Sahara.

SADR will sue Morocco before AU Court of Justice for crimes against humanity

Chahidel Hafed, Feb 13, 2021 (SPS) - The head of the Political Organization of the Frente POLISARIO said that the Saharawi Republic intends to file a lawsuit against Morocco before the AU Court of Justice for crimes against humanity

ISACOM condemns arbitrary detention of Sahrawi civilians in Occupied Zones

Occupied El-Aaiún , Feb 13, 2022 (SPS) -. The Sahrawi Instance against the Moroccan Occupation condemned the arbitrary detention of Sahrawi civilians in the Occupied Zones of Western Sahara.

German company Continental ends its illegal activities in Occupied Western Sahara

Berlin, Feb 12, 2021 (SPS) - The contract between Continental's subsidiary ContiTech and OCP, Morocco's state-owned phosphate company that illegally exploits the phosphate reserves of Bou Craa in occupied Western Sahara, has not been renewed. This was clarified by Continental to Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) in a correspondence this week.

WSRW alerts Brazilian companies against use of Sahrawi phosphate

London, Feb 11, 2021 (SPS) - - The International Observatory Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) warned the companies Cesari Fertilizantes (Cefertil) and Copebras in Brazil against the use of phosphate from occupied Western Sahara in violation of international law.

FP Political Secretariat: AU reaffirms SADR sovereignty over its national soil

Chahid El Hafed, Feb 10, 2021 (SPS) - The head of the Political Secretariat of Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Jatri Adduh said that the African Union has reaffirmed the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic´s sovereignty over its entire national territory, represent a significant gain for the struggle of the Sahrawi people towards its independence and freedom.

SPLA units carry out new attacks against Moroccan occupation army positions

Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic), Feb 10, 2021 (SPS) - Units of the Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) conducted further attacks against the positions of the Moroccan occupation army along the Wall of Shame, according to War Report No. 91 issued by the Ministry of National Defense

- Intense bombardment against the occupation forces positioned in the Gararat Alfirsik region, Mahbes sector.

Jatri Adduh, "Building Sahrawi community capacity is a fundamental issue in the strategy of the Frente POLISARIO."

Chahid El Hafed, Feb 10, 2021 (SPS) - The head of the Political Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Jatri Adduh, reaffirmed on Tuesday on the sidelines of the Saharawi Social Solidarity Forum, " Building the capacity of the Sahrawi community is a fundamental issue in the strategy of the Frente POLISARIO and the Sahrawi Republic."

Algerian Future Front Parliamentary Bloc reaffirms its back to Sahrawi people rights

Algeria, Feb 10, 2021 (SPS) - The head of the Parliamentary Bloc of the Future Front in the Algerian National People's Assembly, Mr. Hajj Belghouti, reaffirmed Tuesday that his bloc members full support to the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination.

 Hajj Belghouti added, in a speech he addressed during the visit of Sahrawi students studying in Algeria, organized by his Parliamentary Group, he reaffirmed his party firm positions to the Sahrawi issue.

34th AU Summit: Double victory for SADR, dismal failure for Morocco

Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic)  Feb 10, 2021 (SPS) -- The 34th African Union Summit, held on February 6-7, was a double victory for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), whose  territorial sovereignty was reaffirmed by the Pan-African organization, the Sahrawi ministry of Foreign Affairs said, adding that for Morocco, however, the continental event was a resounding failure as shown by its attempts to escape their commitments towards the AU.

WFDY denounces young Saharawi Mohamed Salem Ismael Lefkir Fahim murder

Budapest (Hungary), Feb 09, 2021 (SPS) - The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) denounced the murder of the young Saharawi Mohamed Salem Isamel Lefkir Fahim, whose body was found by the family in hiding by the Moroccan occupation authorities for more than two weeks in the morgue of the hospital in the occupied city of El Aaiún, in Western Sahara.

SPLA continues its attacks Moroccan occupation army positions

Bir Lehlu (Saharawi Republic), Feb 09, 2021 (SPS) - The attacks of the Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued against the positions of the Moroccan occupation forces along the Wall of Shame for the third consecutive month.

According to War Report No. 90 issued by the Ministry of National Defense, yesterday, Monday, February 8, 2021, units of our army carried out the following actions against the enemy:

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