October 2019

Fisahara wraps up in wilaya of Awsard

Wilaya of Awsard (Refugee Camps), 20 October 2019 (SPS) -  The 15th edition of Fisahara (Sahara International Film Festival) held from 15 to 20 October 2019 in the wilaya of Awsard, Saharawi refugee camp, in the presence of foreign delegations and national invitees, has been wrapped up.

UN’s Fourth Committee: Sahrawis’ inalienable right to self-determination reaffirmed

New York (UN) 19 October 2019 (SPS) - The 74th Session of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) adopted a resolution Wednesday evening reaffirming the right of Sahrawi people to self-determination and independence, in accordance with the principles set out in the United Nations charter and UN General Assembly Resolution 1514 on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.

UN Security Council calls for appointing new special envoy

New York, 19 October 2019 (SPS) – The UN Security Council, met Wednesday, to address Western Sahara question, called for appointing a successor to special envoy Horst Kohler.

During this in camera meeting, there was consensus on two important points: rapidly appointing a successor to Kohler and preserving what has been achieved in Geneva talks, said a source close to the matter.

Cuba reaffirms its commitment to defend the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination

New York, Oct 17, 2019 (SPS) - Cuba reaffirmed at the UN, its commitment to defend the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination based on respect for the principles and purposes of the UN Charter , International Law and the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly.

Fisahara 15th edition of the International Film Festival kicks off in Ausserd

Ausered, Oct  17,  2019 (SPS) - The 15th edition of the Western Sahara International Film Festival kicked off yesterday  in the Wilaya of Ausserd, in the presence of members of the National Secretariat, the government, foreign solidarity, artists and a large audience from the camps of Ausserd.

UN Committee for Decolonisation’s new resolution reaffirms Saharawi people’s inalienable right to self-determination and independence

New York (United Nations) 17 October 2019 (SPS)- The 74th Session of the Special Political and Decolonisation Committee (Fourth Committee) adopted a resolution Wednesday evening reaffirming the right of the people of Western Sahara to self-determination and independence.

Wilaya of Ausserd hosts 15th edition of Western Sahara International Film Festival

Chahid El Hafed, Oct 16, 2019 (SPS) - The Wilaya of Ausserd  , Saharawi refugee camps, will host from October 15th until October 20 the activities of the fifteenth edition of the International Film Festival in Western Sahara, known as FiSahara, held under the theme “Universal Declaration.” According to the website of the Fsahara

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions calls for a referendum and Human Rights protection in Western Sahara

Willington (New Zealand) 15 October 2019 (SPS)- New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) called on Tuesday on the United Nations to organise, without further delays, a self-determination referendum for the people of Western Sahara, considering it to be the only possible solution to this last case of decolonisation in Africa.

Role of young Sahrawis in battle for independence of their country hailed

Madrid, 14 October 2019 (SPS) - Minister of Diaspora and occupied Sahrawi territories, Bashir Mustafa Sayed, on Sunday hailed the leading role played by Saharawi youth in the battle for the liberation of their country.

Pierre Laurent reiterates support to Sahrawi people’s claims for self-determination, independence

Paris, 14 October 2019 (SPS) - National Secretary of French Communist Party (PCF) and vice-chairman of the Party of the European Left Pierre Laurent reiterated Saturday his party’s strong support to the Sahrawi people’s claims, notably the inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

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