Sahrawi people commemorates fall of first martyr in presence of President of Republic

Smara (Refugee Camps), 8 March 2021 (SPS) - The Sahrawi people on Monday commemorated the 47th anniversary of the fall of the first Sahrawi martyr Al-Bashir Lalawi, who fell in the field of honor on March 8, 1974, in the presence of President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali.

Sahrawi women celebrate International Women's Day

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 08 March 2021 (SPS) -  Sahrawi women, like other women of the world, celebrated today, Sunday, International Women's Day on 8 March, where cultural and political activities held on the occasion.

Ould Salek denies any contact with Morocco on ceasefire

Addis-Ababa, 7 March 2021 (SPS) - Sahrawi Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Saturday that "no direct or indirect contact has been established between the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Kingdom of Morocco," stressing that "a new ceasefire remains dependent on full compliance with the principles of the African Union (AU).”

President of Republic supervises graduation of new SPLA fighters batch

Martyr Al-Wali School, 6 March 2021 (SPS) -  President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Brahim Ghali, supervised the graduation of a new batch of Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) fighters at the Martyr Wali Military School.

HRW condemns Moroccan security forces for continuing to violate rights of Sahrawi activist Sultana Khaya

Washington, March 06, 2021 (SPS) - NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday denounced the heavy and almost constant surveillance imposed by Moroccan security forces on Sahrawi activist Sultana Khaya for more than three months.

“Without providing any justification, these forces prevented several people, including relatives of the activist, from visiting her,” the Washington-based NGO indicated in a statement.

President Ghali’s letter adopted as official document of Security Council

New York, 6 March 2021 (SPS) - Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali has denounced, in a letter sent to the UN Secretary General and adopted as an official document of the Security Council, the dire situation of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara since the breakdown of the cease-fire by Morocco.

EU/Morocco free trade agreement: Polisario Front optimistic about European Court of Justice verdict

Brussels, 5 March 2021 (SPS) - The Polisario Front is optimistic about the new verdict of the European Court of Justice concerning the motion for annulment of the agreement on the extension of the EU/Morocco free trade and association agreements in the territory of Western Sahara, the representative of the Polisario Front in Europe and EU Oubi Bouchraya Bachir said on Thursday.

Germany recognizes Western Sahara's right to independence

Algiers, March 04, (SPS) - Abdul Massih Al-Shami, the coordinator of Arab-European relations in the German Parliament said on Tuesday that Morocco's decision to suspend diplomatic relations with the German embassy in Rabat is an "anti-diplomatic act," affirming that Germany recognizes the right of Western Sahara to independence.

London "closely follows" situation in Western Sahara

London, March 04, (SPS) - James Cleverly, Minister for Middle East and North Africa at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) said on Tuesday that the United Kingdom is closely following the situation in occupied Western Sahara.

Aminatou Haidar to the UN HRC: escalation of Moroccan human rights violations in Western Sahara and UN remains silent

Geneva (UN Human Rights Council) 03 March 2021 (SPS)- Ms. Aminatou Haidar, President of the Saharawi Organ against Moroccan Occupation and 2019 Right Livelihood Laureate, denounced the excalation of Moroccan human rights violations against the people of Western Sahara, in a statement she delivered Monday before the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council through video-conference.


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