November 2019

Vitoria-Gasteiz will host EUCOCO 44 edition Conference to Support the Saharawi People

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country), Nov 20, 2019 (SPS) - With the participation of international delegations and a high-level delegation from the Government of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, headed by Prime Minister Mohamed Luali Akeik, Vitoria-Gasteiz will host the 44th European Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (Eucoco) the next days 22 and 23.

Saharawi Delegation in Navarra Meets with the Peace and Freedom Intergroup with the Sahrawi people

Pamplona (Navarra), Nov 18, 2019 (SPS) - The Saharwa Delegation in Navarra represented by Lehbib Breika and Mohamed Gailani, respectively, delegate and sub-delegate, held a working meeting with members of the Peace and Freedom Intergroup in the Sahara, headed by its president, Carlos Mena Blasco and accompanied by Patricia Perales, Isabel Aranburu, Marisa de Simón and Javier García Giménez.

Naledi Pandor: South Africa abstained on SC resolution on Western Sahara because it undermines principles of the UN Charter

Pretoria (South Africa) 19 November 2019 (SPS)- The South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, indicated in a statement to the Press yesterday, that her country abstained from voting in favour of the recent UN Security Council’s resolution on Western Sahara last October 30, because it undermines fundamental principles of the UN Charter.

Large protests in Spanish capital after "Madrid shameful Declaration"

Madrid, 17 November 2019 (SPS) -Thousands of Sahrawis, living in Spain, and members of solidarity associations with the Sahrawi people gathered Saturday in Madrid to urge the Spanish Government to cancel the shameful Declaration signed by Madrid in 1975, allowing Moroccan invasion of Sahrawi territories.

Moroccan authorities arrest Sahrawi activist Mahfuda Lafkir

ُEl-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), 17 November 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation authorities arrested on Friday morning , in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, Sahrawi activist and human rights defender, Mahfuda Bamba Lafkir, while she was attending the trial of two young Sahrawis.

This arrest comes in retaliation for its positions on the just cause of the Sahrawi people and their right to self-determination and independence.

Meeting between the Saharawi delegation and the Minister of Migration Policy and Justice of the Government of Navarra

Pamplona (Navarra), Nov 13, 2019 (SPS) - The delegate and the Saharawi subdelegate in Navarra, respectively Lehbib Breika Abderrahman and Mohamed Gailani, have held a working meeting with the Minister of Migration and Justice of the Government of Navarra, Eduardo Santos, to lay the foundations for the collaboration between the delegation and the Autonomous Government regarding the process of inclusion of the Saharawi diaspora resident in Navarra.

Saharawi Foreign Affairs Minister congratulates Batswana counterpart for her recent appointment

Gaborone (Botswana) 12 November 2019 (SPS)- The Saharawi Minister for External Relations, Mr. Mohamed Salem Uld Salek, congratulated his Batswana counterpart, Mrs. Unity Dow, for her appointment last week by President Mokgweetsi Masisi, as head of the country’s diplomacy.

International community needs to pressure on Morocco to remove "wall of shame"

Shaheed El-Hafed, 11 November 2019 (SPS) - The International Campaign against the Moroccan Wall built in Western Sahara, "Together to remove the wall," called upon the international community to pressure on the Moroccan occupier to remove this wall of humiliation and shame, dubbing it a crime against humanity that all just and peace-loving peoples must condemn and campaign to remove their barrier of separation.

IADL condemns crimes against Sahrawi civilians in occupied Western Sahara

Brussels (Belgium), 11 November 2019 (SPS) - The participants in the meeting of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) have endorsed a resolution on the issue of decolonization of Western Sahara, condemning the gross and massive violations of human rights against Sahrawi civilians in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, escalation of aggression and systematic repression against peaceful demonstrations, arbitrary detention campaigns, racial and degra

WSRW denounces Turkish company’s implication in occupied Western Sahara fisheries products illegal imports

Port of Gulluk (Turkey) 10 November 2019 (SPS)- Western Sahara Resource Watch (SWRW) denounced on November 6 Turkish company, Gümüşdoğa, implication of illegal imports of occupied Western Sahara’s fisheries products.