SNCHR calls ON ACHPR to intervene to save lives of Saharawi political prisoners on hunger strike

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), April 3, 2016 (SPS) The Saharawi National Commission on Human Rights (SNCHR) called on the President of the African Commission on Human Rights and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) Pansy Tlakula to "urgently" intervene to end the tragedy of the 13 Saharawi political prisoners on hunger strike since 1 March, in a letter a copy of which received by SPS. 

Secretariat of Political Organization holds meeting to pursue health situation of political prisoners on hunger strike

Shaheed El Hafed, April 3, 2016 (SPS) - The follow up cellule of the Secretariat of the Political Organization of the Polisario front held on Saturday a meeting to pursue the health situation of the Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike for 33 consecutive days. 

AI calls on Moroccan authorities to release Sahrawi political prisoners

London, 2April 2016 (SPS) - Amnesty International (AI) on Saturday launched an urgent appeal to the Moroccan authorities to release the thirteen Sahrawi human rights defenders, held in Moroccan Salé prison and observing a hunger strike since early March.

Colombian Congress calls for intensifying support to Saharawi people and their legitimate cause

Bogotá, 2 April 2016 (SPS) - Member of the Colombian Congress, Mr. Jorge Robledo, called Tuesday on his government to "intensify support for the Saharawi people and their legitimate cause and restore diplomatic relations with the Sahrawi Arab Republic Democratic Republic (SADR), during his speech at the international conference, Western Sahara: Africa's last colony held at the headquarters of the Congress.

Boujdour hosts works of Fourth International Symposium on Women and Resistance

Wilaya of Boujdour, 2 April 2016 (SPS) – The Wilaya of Boujdour, Sahrawi refugee camps, will host two-day works of the Fourth International Symposium on Women and Resistance under the theme “The forgotten plight of the Sahrawi women,” in the presence of delegations of foreign women, announced Saturday  to the National Union of Sahrawi Women. 

Eucoco urges Security Council Members to include human rights in MINURSO’s mandate (Letter)

Brussels, April 01, 2016 (SPS) – the president of the European Coordination of support and solidarity with Sahrawi people (Eucoco), Mr Pierre Galand has sent letter to Members of the UN Security Council urging them to include human rights in MINURSO’s mandate in Western Sahara, in a letter a copy of which obtained by SPS.


Respecting Saharawi people right to self-determination, key to Western Sahara question solution (leader of the Norwegian Conservative Youth)

Oslo (Norway) April 01, 2016 - the leader of the Norwegian youth Conservative Party,  Mr. Christian Toninj, asserted that any solution to the issue of Western Sahara must pass through respect the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, recalling that Western Sahara issue  is still listed on the United Nations list of territories that are still waiting the decolonization during reception of Polisario Front representative to Norway, Mr.

Moroccan occupation isolates Saharawi prisoner Saleh Lbsir in confinement room

Ait Melloul (Morocco), April 1, 2016 (SPS) - the local administration of Ait Melloul prison has violently tortured Saharawi political prisoner Saleh Lbsir, reported a source of Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad Ministry.


 According to the same source, the occupation authorities has isolated him on the ground of his hunger strike in solidarity with the detainees of "Gdeim Izik," as well as his demands to basic rights.


Solidarity Sit-in with Gdeim Izik detainees in Seville

Seville (Spain), April 1, 2016 (SPS) - Friendship Association with the Saharawi people in Seville, Spain organized Sit-in in solidarity with the Sahrawi political detainees "Gdeim Izik" hunger strikers, in collaboration with Sahrawi community Abroad in the said city.

Colombia Senate hosts International conference on Western Sahara

Bogota, March 31, 2016 (SPS) .- the Senate of Colombia on Wednesday hosted  International conference under the theme  Western Sahara, the last colony with a large attendance of senators, deputies, ambassadors, NGO `s, personalities and friends of the Saharawi cause, university professors, students and the press .



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