April 2022

Moroccan occupation police arrest two Sahrawi students

Agadir (Morocco), 30 April 2022 (SPS) - Police and intelligence agents of the Moroccan occupation have kidnapped and arrested two Sahrawi students on campus in the Moroccan city of Agadir for their student and political activities demanding freedom for Sahrawi students and civilian prisoners and supporting the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination and independence, announced the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Jails.

SPLA targets entrenchments of occupation forces in Mahbes and Haouza sectors

Birlahlou (Liberated Territories), 30 April 2022 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) have carried out intense attacks against the Moroccan occupation forces in the sectors of Mahbes and Haouza, indicated Friday a communiqué of the Ministry of National Defense.

Saharawi Petroleum and Mining Authority draws the attention of foreign companies to the nature of the legal status of Western Sahara

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Republic) 28 April 2022 (SPS)- The Saharawi Petroleum and Mining Authority took note of the Worley Company's acquisition of a contract to provide engineering design services for the Nigerian-Moroccan gas pipeline project, which is planned to pass through the territorial waters of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

SPLA attacks enemy targets in Gararat Al-Atasa and Udei Adamran regions

Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic), 27, April 2022 (SPS) - The Saharawi Popular People Army (SPLA) has attacked several targets of the Moroccan occupation forces located in the Gararat Al-Atasa and Udei Adamran regions, in Mahbes, causing casualties and destruction of enemy war material.

The Ministry of Public Health celebrates National Health Day and Science Day

Wilaya de Bojador (Sahrawi Refugee Camps), 26, April 2022 (SPS) – The Ministry of Public Health celebrated Monday the National Health Day and the Fortieth Edition of the Science Day, which is celebrated on April 24, every year.

Saharawi students in Moroccan prisons announce their entry into hunger strike

Al-Kunetira (Morocco), 27, April 2022 (SPS) – Several Saharawi political prisoners from the Saharawi student group known as “The Companions of Luali” have announced their entry into a forty-eight hour hunger strike.

Spanish political forces continue efforts to make Government return to international position on Sahrawi issue

Madrid, 25 April 2022 (SPS) - The Secretary-General of the Spanish Communist Party, Enrique Santiago, reaffirmed Sunday the determination of all political forces under Spain's Unidas Podemos to continue on pressure Madrid to return to the ranks of the international community and abide by the decisions of the Spanish House of Representatives in defence of the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination, in line with United Nations resolutions.

SPLA carries out new attacks on entrenchments of Moroccan occupation forces in Hawza and Mahbas sectors

Birlahlou, 25 April 2022 (SPS) - The Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) has carried out intensive attacks targeting the Moroccan occupation forces' entrenchment in the Hawza and Mahbas sectors, according to military communiqué No. 514, issued by the Ministry of National Defense.

Spain’s change of position on Sahrawi issue, “ethically, historically” unacceptable

Algiers, 24 April 2022 (SPS) - President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed Saturday that Madrid’s change of position on the issue of Western Sahara is “ethically and historically” unacceptable, pointing out that Algeria and Spain will restore their relations only if the international law is implemented. 

League for Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners denounces poor conditions of detention in Kenitra

Occupied El Aaiun, 24 April 2022 (SPS) - The League for the Protection of Sahrawi prisoners in Moroccan prisons denounced the poor conditions of detention of Sahrawi political prisoners of the group "Gdeim Izik", Hassan Dah and Zaoui Houssine, on hunger strike in the central prison of Kenitra in Morocco.

Permanent Office reiterates Sahrawi party's adherence to inalienable right of Sahrawi people to self-determination and independence

Shahid Al Hafid, 24 April 2022 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has reiterated the Sahrawi party's adherence to the legitimate and inalienable right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and independence, during its ordinary meeting on Saturday chaired by the President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali.

Stances of Security Council’s members on Western Sahara, clear response to doubtful solutions of occupying State

New York, 24 April 2022 (SPS) - The Polisario Front affirmed Friday that the strong stances of the members of the United Nations Security Council during the consultations on Western Sahara concerning the necessity of reaching a peaceful solution guaranteeing the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination on the basis of UN resolutions, were a “clear response” to those who seek to promote doubtful solutions based on the violation of the fundamental rules of the international

Security Council members reiterate support for de Misutra’s efforts in Western Sahara

New York (UN), 23 April 2022 (SPS) - The members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council reiterated Wednesday their support for the efforts of the UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Staffan de Mistura to revive the negotiations between the two parties to the conflict, namely the Polisario Front and Morocco.

For De Mistura UN process is appropriate framework to settle conflict in Western Sahara

Algiers, 23 April 2022 (SPS) – Algeria’s Special Envoy for Western Sahara issue and Maghreb Countries Amar Belani underlined Wednesday, that in the eyes of the personal envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Staffan de Mistura, the UN process must remain “the most appropriate framework for the settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara.

Frente POLISARIO will never accept Moroccan fait accompli in the Occupied Territories and will continue legitimate struggle for freedom and independence

New York (United Nations) 22 April 2022 (SPS)- Polisario Front Representative at the United Nations and coordinator with MINURSO, Dr.

Initiative to end the mistreatment of political prisoner Haddi

London, 20th Apr 2022 (SPS) - The non-governmental organization (NGO) Amnesty International has called on human rights defenders to send a letter to the head of the Moroccan government urging him to put an end to the ill-treatment inflicted on the Sahrawi political prisoner, Mohamed Lamine Haddi, member of the "Gdeim Izik" group, held in solitary confinement since 2017, when he was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

SPLA launch concentrated attacks against Moroccan occupation forces

Bir Lehlu (Sahrawi Republic), 21, April 2022 (SPS) – The units of the Saharawi People Liberation Army (SPLA) launched Wednesday concentrated attacks against the positions of the Moroccan occupation forces at different points of the Wall of Shame 

According to War Report No. 511 issued by the Ministry of National Defense, units of our army carried out the following actions:

POLISARIO Representative at UN meets with UNSG Personal Envoy for Western Sahara

New York (United Nations), 21, April 2022 (SPS) – The POLISARIO Representative at the UN and Coordinator with MINURSO, Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar, met Tuesday with the Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary for the Western Sahara, Staffan de De Mistura.

Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar informed Mr. De Mistura about the position of the POLISARIO on the UN peace process in Western Sahara and other issues related to the conflict.

New SPLA bombardments of occupation forces along the Moroccan military wall

Bir Lehlu (Saharawi Republic), 19, April 2022(SPS)- The Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continues its bombing the occupation forces along the Moroccan military wall.

Within the framework of their combat offensives to carry the war throughout the territory and into the interior of Morocco, the Saharawi forces have continued to harass the bases and positions of the enemy forces.

ISACOM condemns all forms of Moroccan aggression against Sahrawis

Occupied El Aaiun, 18 April 2022 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Instance against Moroccan occupation (ISACOM) "strongly condemned" all forms of aggression carried out Sunday by the Moroccan occupation police against several Sahrawi activists in the occupied city of Boujdour and denounced "the policy of retaliation" against the Sahrawis, committed to their right to self-determination and independence.

President of the Republic: “No peace process will ever be possible while Morocco persists in atrocious and repressive actions against Sahrawi civilians and human rights activists”

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republc) 18 April 2021 (SPS)- The President of the Sahrawi Republic and Secretary-General of Frente Polisario, Mr. Brahim Ghali, sent a letter Today to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres, strongly condemning the recent atrocious and inhumane violations committed by the occupying state of Morocco against Sahrawi civilians and human rights activists in the occupied areas of Western Sahara.

SPLA carries out new attacks against positions of occupier in Mahbes sector

Birlahlou, 17 April 2022 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) carried out Saturday new attacks against the entrenchments of the Moroccan occupying forces in several areas in the sector of Mahbes, said the military statement No. 508 issued by the Ministry of National Defense.

NGO refers acts of torture against Saharawi prisoner Mohamed Lamine Haddi to EU

Paris, 17 April 2022 (SPS) - A French NGO called on the European Union (EU) to work for the end of "acts of torture and ill-treatment" inflicted by the Moroccan occupation authorities to the Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Lamine Haddi and the launch of "an independent investigation" on the violations suffered by the activists of the Sahrawi cause.

Screening in London of two films on struggle of Sahrawi people

London, 17 April 2022 (SPS) - Two films about the struggle and history of the Sahrawi people against the Moroccan occupation will be screened in London, UK, on June 6, according to the British arts and human rights charity Sandblast.

New York group calls on Security Council to enable MINURSO to accomplish mission

New York, 16 April 2022 (SPS) - The New York Support Group for the Independence of Western Sahara called on the UN Security Council to find a way to enable the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to accomplish its main mission consisting in the organization of a referendum on self-determination in Africa’s last colony.