January 2022

Prime Minister chairs a cabinet meeting

Chahid Al-Hafed, January 31, 2022 (SPS) - the Prime Minister, member of the National Secretariat, Mr.

Spain supports UN endeavours to resolve conflict in Western Sahara

Madrid, 31 January 2022 (SPS) - The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, reiterated his country's "full" support for the efforts of the United Nations to find a solution to the conflict in Western Sahara, expressing readiness to adhere to the United Nations settlement plan in this regard.

Swedish MP questions her government on human rights situation in Western Sahara

Stockholm, 31 January 2022 (SPS) - Swedish parliamentarian Lotta Johnsson Fornave questioned the Swedish Foreign Minister on the grave human rights situation in the occupied territories of Western Sahara in light of the worsening Moroccan violations on activists and journalists.

Morocco “dangerously fuels” escalation of tensions in region

Algiers, 30 January 2022 (SPS) - Morocco blindly perseveres in its headlong rush and adventurism by "dangerously fueling" the escalation of tensions in the region, stated the Algerian Special Envoy in charge of the Western Sahara issue and Maghreb Countries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Amar Belani.

SPLA targets Moroccan occupation forces in Hawza, Farsia and Awsard sectors

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 30 January 2022 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) have targeted sites of the Moroccan occupation soldiers in the sectors of Hawza, Farsia and Awsard, indicated a military communiqué No. 443 of the National Ministry of Defense.

The communiqué indicated that "advanced SPLA detachments targeted sites of the occupation soldiers in the region of Sahb Shedida in the sector of Farsia.

Moroccan occupation authorities prevent Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar from travelling to Spain

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 30 January 2022 (SPS) -  The Moroccan occupation authorities at the occupied Airport of El Aaiun banned Thursday the President of the Sahrawi Body against Moroccan Occupation (ISACOM), Aminatou Haidar, from travelling to Spain, on the grounds that it did not have a Moroccan vaccination passport, refusing to recognize the Spanish-European vaccination passport that she holds.

New barbaric attack by Moroccan occupation forces on Sahrawi militant Sultana Khiya

Boujdour (Occupied Territories), 29 January 2022 (SPS) -  Member of the Saharawi body against the Moroccan occupation (ISACOM), Sultana Sid Brahim Khaya, was subjected to a new barbaric attack by the repressive services of the Moroccan occupation forces, in her family home in the occupied city of Boujdour, and the attack resulted in injuries to family members.

Human rights organization calls Manuel Albares to intervene to free Sahrawi political prisoners in Morocco

Madrid (Spain), 29 January 2022 (SPS) - The Movement for Sahrawi Political Prisoners has appealed to the Spanish Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, to intervene with the Moroccan occupation regime, in order to release all Sahrawi political prisoners held in Moroccan prisons, against the backdrop of their peaceful activities and political positions in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

Strengthening Sahrawi Army combat capabilities, one of government's priorities for 2022

Shahid El Hafed, 29 January 2022 (SPS) - Sahrawi Prime Minister Bouchraya Hamoudi Bayoun said Thursday that strengthening the combat capabilities of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and deploying the available capacities are among the priorities of the government's program for 2022.

306 organizations call on Morocco to abandon its colonial policies

Geneva (Switzerland), 29 January 2022 (SPS) - The 306 member organizations of the Geneva Support Group for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Western Sahara called on Morocco, Wednesday, to abandon its colonial policies and enforce international law in this non-autonomous territory.

Council of Ministers emphasizes the need to respect COVID-19 prevention measures

Chahid El-Hafed, Jan 27, 2022 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers emphasized the need to strictly respect the prevention measures for COVID-19, in order to prevent its spread, calling for people to go to the centers of vaccination.

President of the Republic holds occupying Moroccan State responsible for the serious events that threaten peace and security in the region

Chahid El-Hafed, Jan 27, 2022 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, blamed the Moroccan occupying State for the serious events that threaten peace and security in the region .

SPLA attack occupation forces positions in Sabjat Tanuchad and Um Dagan regions

Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic), Jan 26, 2022 (SPS) – The units of the Saharawi Popular Liberation Army (SPLA) have Wednesday attacked the positions of the Moroccan occupation forces in the Mahbes sector.

According to War Report No. 440 of the Ministry of National Defense, forward detachments launched intense and concentrated bombardments against enemy soldiers in the Sabjat Tanuchad region of Mahbes.

Sahrawi army: new attacks against the positions of the Moroccan occupier

Bir lahlou, Jan 25, 2022 (SPS) - Units of the Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) have carried out new attacks against the forces of the Moroccan occupier in the Mahbas sector, indicated the Saharawi Ministry of Defense in its military communiqué N 438 issued on Monday.

Technical University of Cotopaxi signs Interinstitutional Cooperation Agreement with SADR Embassy in Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador, Jan 26, 2022 (SPS) - Within the framework of the twenty-seventh anniversary of its creation, the Technical University of Cotopaxi (UTC) yesterday signed an Inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement with the Embassy of the Saharawi Republic ( SADR), in the city of Latacunga, approximately 110 kilometers from the Ecuadorian capital.SPS



Different political parties represented in Timor-Leste parliament reiterate support to Sahrawi people just cause

Dili (Timor-Leste), January 25th, 2022 (SPS) - The Presidents of the Parliamentary groups of the different political parties represented in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste’s Parliament; Mr. David Dias Ximenes, President of the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN), Mr. Duate Nunes, President of the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNTR), Mr.

EU seized on illegality of economic activities in Western Sahara

Bruxelles, 24 January 2022 (SPS) -  Many Sahrawi civil society organizations have seized the high institutions of the European Union to denounce the illegality of the EU's economic activities and exploitation of natural resources in occupied Western Sahara, without the consent of the Sahrawi people, believing that these activities help perpetuate an illegal occupation.

Sahrawi people determined to defend their right to independence

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 23 January 2022 (SPS) - The representative of the Polisario Front to the United Nations and coordinator with MINURSO Sidi Mohamed Omar affirmed Saturday that the Sahrawi people are determined to defend their rights by all legitimate means, pointing out that the visit of the UN envoy for Western Sahara Staffan de Mistura to the region enabled him to enquire about the situation of the Sahrawi people who are struggling for the liberation and strengthening of th

Spain calls for political solution within UN framework to Western Sahara conflict

Madrid, 23 January 2022 (SPS) –  The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, reiterated Friday to Staffan de Mistura, "the need to find a political solution to the conflict in Western Sahara, within the framework of the UN," stressing that "it is an imperative to resolve this forgotten conflict.

SPLA carries out new attacks on positions of Moroccan occupation army

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 22 January 2022 (SPS) -  The Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) launched new "intensive" attacks against the positions of the Moroccan occupation army, at various points in the Mahbas sector, indicated military communiqué No. 436 of the Ministry of Defense.

Guterres calls for a final solution to the conflict in Western Sahara

New York 22 Jan, 2022 (SPS)- United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on Morocco and the Polisario Front to "dialogue" to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara "finally", and "not only maintain an endless process".

Morocco faces new setback, assures Sahrawi diplomat

Brussels, 22 January 2022 (SPS) -The Moroccan occupation, which continues lies and tendentious propaganda, is facing a new setback internationally, said the Polisario Front Representative for Europe and the European Union (EU), Oubi Bouchraya Bashir, warning the United Nations (UN) Security Council that the persistence of Morocco’s policy towards the Sahrawi issue could lead the UN envoy for Western Sahara to throw in the towel.

Omar Belani meets with the UN Special Envoy for Western Sahara

Algiers, January 20, 2022 (SPS) - The Special Envoy of Algeria for Western Sahara and the Maghreb, Omar Belani, met yesterday with Staffan de Mistura, Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Western Sahara, who is visiting Algeria to conclude his first tour of the region since being appointed in October 2021.

The Moroccan people should ask themselves about the real beneficiaries of the EU/Morocco agreements

Brussels, Jan 20, 2022 (SPS) -  The President of the European Coordination for Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (Eucoco), Pierre Galand, indicated that the Moroccan people should question themselves about the real beneficiaries of EU/Morocco trade agreements including occupied Western Sahara.

De Mistura exposes Morocco's false propaganda to the international community on the situation of Sahrawi refugees

Algiers, Jan 19, 2022 (SPS) - The visit of the UN Secretary General's personal envoy, Staffan de Mistura, to the refugee camps has exposed Morocco's false propaganda to the international community on the situation of Sahrawi refugees, said El- Bachir Mustapha Essayed, member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Minister Counselor to the Presidency of the Sahrawi and Democratic Arab Republic (SADR).