Solidarity messages from Timor Leste on the occasion of June 9

Dili (Timor Leste), June 9, 2021 (SPS) - The embassy of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in Timor Leste received today two messages of congratulations on the occasion of the anniversary of June 9, Martyrs' Day.

In the first message, Mrs. Nurima Ribeiro Alkatiri, member of the Central Committee and Coordinator of International Relations of FRETILIN (main political party of the current coalition in power) expressed her congratulations saying: “On June 9, the Republic Saharawi and his people celebrate the day of the martyrs. This day is a reminder to the world of the continuous violations committed against the Sahrawi people, a people that continues to be resilient, firm and determined to achieve their right to justice and freedom, on this occasion, I would like to convey my solidarity with all the Sahrawi people who are pursuing their struggle in a long and arduous battle for freedom, justice and independence ”.

On the other hand, the Association for the Defense of Law, Human Rights and Justice (HAK) sent another message, in which stated that “I would like to convey my congratulations to all the people of the Sahrawi Republic who are commemorating today the 45th anniversary of the Martyrs' Day; Heroes who sacrificed their lives for the freedom and independence of the Saharawi people against Moroccan imperialism and colonialism "

“Greetings from the people of Timor Leste, you are not alone. We are brothers and we will continue by your side in the fight against all forms of colonialism until we achieve independence ”, concludes the message.SPS