April 2016

The President of Republic congratulates the President of Tanzania in his country day 52nd Anniversary

Bir Lehlou, 25 April 2016, the President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Secretary General of the POLISARIO Front, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz sent Tuesday a letter of congratulation to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Pombe Josehp Magufuli on The happy occasion of the 52nd Anniversary of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Morocco’s irresponsible positions put the region in a situation with unknown consequences, says Addouh

Algiers, April 25, 2016 (SPS) - the irresponsible positions recently adopted by Morocco “put the region in a situation with unknown consequences,” underlined Monday, in Algiers, the Speaker of the Sahrawi National Council, Khatri Addouh.

Unemployed Sahrawi Coordination organizes sit-in to protest Brahim Sikka assassination

Occupied Smara,  April 25, 2016 (SPS) - the Coordination of Unemployed Saharawi in occupied Smara has organized  peaceful sit-in to condemn the assassination of the martyr Brahim Sikka, reported source from the Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad.

Algerian journalists Collective in solidarity with the Saharawi people denounces "strongly" Moroccan colonial practices in Western Sahara

 Algeria, April 25, 2016 (SPS) – the Collective of Algerian journalists in Solidarity with the Saharawi people condemned  "strongly" Moroccan colonial practices in Western Sahara,  denouncing Morocco Media attempts aimed at obstructing the process of the settlement of the conflict, according to a statement, a copy of which obtained by SPS.


Algerian National Assembly Chairman reiterates his country’s unconditional support to Saharawi people

Algeria, April 25, 2016 (SPS) – the Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament), Mr. Abdelkader Bensalah reiterated on Sunday his country unconditional support to Saharawi people, during his meeting with Sahrawi delegation headed by Speaker of the Sahrawi National Council Khatri Addouh accompanied with Sahrawi ambassador to Algeria, Mr. Bacharaya Hamudi Bayun.

Speaker of Sahrawi National Council on visit to Algeria from Sunday

Algiers, April 24, 2016 (SPS) - Speaker of the Sahrawi National Council Khatri Addouh will pay a three-day visit to Algeria as from Sunday, at the invitation of Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament) Abdelkader Bensalah, said the Upper house in a statement Saturday.

During his visit, Addouh will hold discussion with members of the Parliament and the Government, added the statement.SPS



ACHPR calls on UN to set a date for the referendum and respect for human rights in Western Sahara

Banjul (Gambia), April 24, 2016 (SPS) - The African Commission on Human Rights and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) called on the UN to set a date for holding the referendum on self-determination for the people of Western Sahara and to find an appropriate response to issues related to respect for human rights and the illegal exploitation of natural resources of the territory, in accordance with the decision of the AU conference of June 2014.


Four prominent human rights activists detained by Moroccan police

El Aaiun (occupied territories),  April 24, 2016. (SPS)  - Four human rights activists were arrested on Friday by Moroccan police at the entrance of the city of Guelemin, and forced to return to the occupied city of El Aaiun.



Brusels, April 24, 2014 (SPS) -  the Vice President of the Western Sahara Intergroup of the European Parliament, Mr. Fabio Massimo Castaldo, said yesterday  that "We are facing a situation where a country like Morocco is challenging the international law by illegally occupying another country", during a press conference with Saharawi Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Mohamed Salem Ould Salek.

Sahrawi Army carries out manoeuvres in liberated territories

Aghouinit, april 23, 2016 (SPS) - Military manoeuvres have been carried out Saturday by the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army in the region of Aghouinit, in the liberated territories of Western Sahara, in presence of Sahrawi Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar and Minister of Defence Abdallah Lehbib.