February 2019

President of Republic arrives in Addis Ababa to take part in 32nd Ordinary Summit of AU Heads of State and Government

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), February 9, 2019 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, on Saturday arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to participate in the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union, to be held on 10-11 February, under the theme “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.

Sahrawi Ambassador holds discussions with Western Cape Provincial Minister of Community Safety

Western Cape (South Africa), February 9, 2019 (SPS) - The Ambassador of the Sahrawi Republic to South African, Bashir Asaghir, on Friday held discussions with Mr. Alan Richard Winde, Western Cape Provincial Minister of Community Safety, a Member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament, on the bilateral relations between the two countries, the Sahrawi Republic and South Africa.

Western Sahara’s conflict: AU reiterates support to settlement process

Addis Ababa, February 9, 2019 (SPS) - The African Union (AU) reiterated its support to the efforts conducted, under the auspices of the United Nations, through the African mechanism established in Nouakchott Summit to reach a solution to the conflict in Western Sahara, said Thursday, in Addis Ababa, the head of AU Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat.

Norwegian Parliament creates friendship committee with Sahrawi people

Oslo, February 9, 2019 (SPS) - The Norwegian Parliament announced the creation of a friendship committee with the Sahrawi people, comprising nine political parties represented at the Parliament to show solidarity with Western Sahara and defend its people’s right to self-determination.

110 MEPs want EU-Morocco fish deal referred to Court

On 13 February, the European Parliament will vote on the newly proposed EU-Morocco Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA).

Participation in Sahara Marathon message of solidarity with Saharawi people and their just cause (Catherine Constantinides)

Pretoria (South Africa), February 9, 2019 (SPS) - South African international climate and human rights activist, Catherine Constantinides, has affirmed that her participation in the 19th edition of the Sahara Marathon, together with foreign delegations, is part of a broad international solidarity campaign with the Sahrawi people.

AU reiterates support to settlement process of Western Sahara conflict

Addis Ababa, Feb  07, 2019 (SPS) - The President of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Mr. Moussa Fakih Mohamed, reaffirmed the position of the African Union as guarantor of the solution in Western Sahara together with the United Nations in accordance with the decisions and charters of the two organizations

Head of Foreign Affairs heads Saharawi delegation in the 34th ordinary session of the AUExecutive Council

Addis Ababa, Feb 07, 2019 (SPS) – the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) represented by a high-level delegation headed by the minister of Foreign Affairs,  Mohamed Salem Ould Salek will attend The 34th ordinary session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) to be held on 10 and 11 February.

Following the tragic death of a Saharawi in Gargaràt: the Ministry of the OOTT condemns the new forms of Moroccan genocide

Chahid El Hafed , Feb 07, 2019 (SPS) - The Ministry of the Affairs of the Occupied Territories (OOTT), condemned on Wednesday the tragic death of the young Saharawi Ahmed Salem Uld Ahmed Uld Lemgheimid who died yesterday  because of the serious wounds.

Occupied Western Sahara, non-free territory

Washington, Feb 07, 2019 (SPS) - - Occupied Western Sahara remains a non-free territory where the respect of political and civic rights is significantly declining, according to the non-governmental organization Freedom House.