Algerian political class calls on international community to find solution

Dakhla (refugee camps), July 9, 2016 (SPS) - The representatives of Algerian political class, who participated in the extraordinary congress of the Polisario Front, called on the international community to find a solution to the just cause of the Sahrawi people and to take urgent actions to protect human rights in the occupied territories.

The head of the Algerian-Sahrawi parliamentary friendship group, Saida Bounab, underlined the urgent need to hold a free referendum, which would allow the Sahrawi people exercise their right to self-determination.

The Algerian MP called on the United Nations and the Security Council to take urgent actions to end human rights abuses in the Sahrawi territories occupied by Morocco.

"The natural resources of Western Sahara belong to Sahrawi people," she stressed.

For his part, the representative of the National Liberation Front (FLN), Sadek Bouguetaya, denounced "the grave violations against Sahrawi people on their occupied territories," and called on the international community to take urgent actions to protect human rights in those regions."

The representative of the National Militancy Front (FMN), Abdallah Haddad, said that Polisario Front's extraordinary congress, which coincides with the celebration of the 54th anniversary of Algeria Independence," is an opportunity to mobilize all resources to continue the struggle for the independence of Western Sahara." (SPS)