February 2019

European Parliament’s vote on EU-Morocco agreement: obstacle to political solution in Western Sahara

Algiers- Feb 21, 2019 (SPS) -  Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to Algeria Abdelkader Taleb Omar affirmed, Tuesday in Algiers, that the vote by the European Parliament on the new agreements with Morocco on trade and fishing faces " serious political repercussions in the region and impedes the political solution to Western Sahara’s conflict.

NS Permanent Bureau praises AU's position of support to the Saharawi cause

Chahid El Hafed , Feb 21, 2019 (SPS) - the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat praised Wednesday the support of the African Union for the Sahrawi cause, in statement concluded its meeting yesterday at the Presidency´s headquarter

South Africa will host a conference of solidarity and support to the Saharawi cause

Pretoria, Feb 20, 2019 (SPS) - The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Lindiwe Nonceba Sisulu announced on Tuesday before the diplomatic corps accredited in South Africa, the convocation of the conference of the Southern African Development Community (SADC, for its acronym in English) for solidarity and support to the Saharawi people on March 25 and 26 in Pretoria.

43 Years of the Moroccan genocide in UM-dreiga, a crime against humanity still unpunished

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee Camps), February 19, 2019 (SPS) - 43 years have already passed over the Moroccan genocide of 1976 in UM-Dreiga and to this day this crime against humanity continues unpunished.

Sahrawi Observatory for Children and Women condemns a minor Sahrawi child arrest

Occupied Aaiun, Feb 19, 2019 (SPS) - the Moroccan occupation police in the occupied city of Aaiun has arrested a minor child, the student "Rageb Mohamed Rgeibi" on Sunday evening, near the street of Skeikima where they brought him to the police station and subjected him to severe beatings and psychological torture.

Sahrawi cause recorded achievements thanks to unity and determination of Sahrawi people (President of Republic)

Awsard (Refugee Camps), February 18, 2019 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the POLISARIO Front, Brahim Ghali, has emphasized that the achievements related to the Sahrawi cause made to date were gained thanks to the unity and determination of the Sahrawi people to extract their legitimate rights to freedom and independence.

Harvest of farm crops for distribution to population in refugee camps

El Aaiun (Refugee Camps), February 17, 2019 (SPS) – Campaigns has been initiated for collecting the crops of the national farms in the wilayas and institutions of the Sahrawi Republic, with the aim of creating self-sufficiency for the population of the refugee camps.

POLISARIO Front signs mineral exploration agreement with Australian Resources Limited

Bir Lehlu, February 16, 2019 (SPS) - Head of Sahrawi Petroleum and Mining Authority, Dr. Ghali Zubeir, on Saturday announced the signing of an agreement with Australian Resources Limited company, to explore for minerals in the liberated Sahrawi territories.

AU Summit has strengthened Sahrawi achievements in decolonization

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), February 16, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohmaed Ould Salek affirmed Thursday, in a statement to the media, that the 32nd African Union Summit has strengthened the achievements of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.

Morocco-EU fisheries agreement: European Court orders EU to respect international law

Strasbourg, February 16, 2019 (SPS) - The European Court reiterated in a ruling Tuesday, on the day of the European Parliament’s vote on the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement, illegally including the occupied Sahrawi territories, the inalienable right of the Sahrawi people to exercise their right to self-determination, calling on the European Union to comply with the rules of the international law linking the European Union (EU) to Morocco.