January 2018

Saharawi delegation visits Saharawi students in Cuban universities

Havana, Jan 25, 2018 (SPS) - A delegation from the Saharawi embassy in Cuba, composed of the Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of the SADR in Cuba, Mohamed Ali Ali Salem and the Cultural Attaché, Abdel Mayid Ahmed Nayi, has visited, during the last two days, the Sahrawi students in the universities in the provinces of Cienfuegos and Villa Clara.

Moroccan occupation forces intervene violently against Sahrawi Unemployed in the occupied capital El Aaiun

Occupied Aaiun, Jan 24, 2018 (SPS) - Moroccan occupation forces intervened violently against Sahrawi demonstrators, most of them Unemployed, on Monday, 22 January 2018, near the neighborhood of Maatal in the occupied capital Aaiun.


Council of Saharawi Doctors holds its general assembly to renew its structures

Shaheed El-Hafed, January 22, 2018 (SPS) - The Council of Sahrawi Doctors held Monday a meeting to renovate its structures, following the last congress of the Polisario Front, in the presence of members of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front , the SADR Government and Sahrawi doctors.

AU PRC opens with participation of Sahrawi Republic

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) January 22, 2018 (SPS) – The 35th Ordinary Session of the AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) has officially opened Monday at the African Union Headquarters with the participation of a Sahrawi delegation led by Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Lamine Baali, in preparation for the next session of the AU Executive Council.

Eurostat urged to correct map limiting borders of Western Sahara to liberated territories

Brussels, Jan 21, 2018 (SPS) - MEPs Bodil Valero and Florent Marcellesi urged the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) to correct a world map on its database on intra and extra-community trade (Comext) that limits the borders of Western Sahara to the territories liberated by the Polisario Front.

Western Sahara self-determination process draws little international attention

Paris, Jan 20, 2018 (SPS) - The political process for self-determination of Western Sahara has remained at a standstill with little international attention, noted Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its new report in Paris on Thursday.

"The political process for self-determination of Western Sahara, a territory under Moroccan control, remained stalled with little international mediation or attention," said the HRW in its World Report 2018 on human rights.

Minister of National Defense chairs a meeting of the General Staff of the Saharawi People's Liberation Army

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee Camps), Jan 17, 2018 (SPS) -The Minister of National Defense, Abdallahe Lehbib Albalalal, presided over Tuesday a meeting of the General Staff of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) at the headquarters of the Ministry of National Defense.

Postponement of the students detainees trial of "El Luali comrades "

Marrakesh (Morocco), Jan 17, 2018 (SPS) - The Marrakesh Court of Justice has decided to postpone the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners ,well known El Luali comrades ,to the February 13, justifying that by  the absence of four detainees.

The detained students entered the courtroom in the early hours of Tuesday 16 January wearing national uniforms and raising many national slogans demanding the freedom and dignity of the Saharawi people.

ANC reaffirms its support to Saharawi people inalienable right to self-determination and independence

Pretoria, Jan 16, 2018 (SPS) - The African National Congress (ANC) has reaffirmed its support for the inalienable right of the people of Western Sahara to self-determination and independence.

Saharawi Delegate in Murcia Region is received by Murcia authorities (press)

Murcia, Jan 16, 2018 (SPS) -.The Minister of Presidency and Development, Pedro Rivera, accompanied by the Director General of the European Union, External Action and Cooperation, Manuel Pleguezuelo, today received the Saharawi delegate in the Region of Murcia, Fatma Mohamed Salem, accompanied by members of her delegation and of the Saharawi Sonrisa Association of Murcia, to study the solidarity actions promoted by the regional government and reiterate the Executive's co