November 2019

Aminatu Haidar calls on UN to protect human rights defenders in Western Sahara

Geneva, 30 November 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatu Haidar called on the office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders to take into consideration the seriousness of the situation in the occupied areas of Western Sahara and to take measures to prevent Morocco from repressing and imprisoning peaceful activists.

Sahrawi government expresses astonishment at Spanish Foreign Ministry's warning against visiting Sahrawi refugee camps

Bir Lehlou, 30 November 2019 (SPS) - The Sahrawi government in a communiqué issued by the Ministry of Information on Thursday, expressed deep surprise at the suspicious statements made by the Spanish Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, warning Spanish citizens not to visit the Sahrawi refugee camps.

Aminatou Haidar urges German government to address serious situation in Western Sahara

Berlin, 30 November 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatu Haidar called Wednesday, in Berlin, on the German government to address the current situation in occupied Western Sahara, arguing that European countries should not maintain relations with Morocco, an expansionist country known for its constant violations of international law.

Aminatu Haidar denounces grave human rights situation in occupied areas of Western Sahara

Berlin, 30 November 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi activist Aminatu Haidar on Monday denounced before the German Parliament (Bundestag) the grave human rights situation in the occupied areas of Western Sahara, expressing her deepest concern at the escalation of attacks and the Moroccan occupation regime's repression against the Sahrawi civilian population.

Minister Pandor sends message of condolences following the passing of the Saharawi Ambassador to South Africa

Pretoria (South Africa) 29 November 2019 (SPS)- The South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor, expressed on behalf of President Cyril Ramaphosa, her condolences to the family of the late Ambassador of the Saharawi Republic to South Africa, Bachir Radhi, and to the government and people of the Saharawi Republic.

Saharawi Ambassador to South Africa passes away

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee camps) 28 November 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi Veteran diplomat, Bachir Radhi, Ambassador of the Sahrawi Republic to South Africa, passed away on Wednesday at 14:25 after a short period of illness, according to a source from his family.

Saharawi Republic criticises Spanish Government’s attempts to distort the reputation of the Saharawi refugee camps

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 28 November 2019 (SPS)- The Ministry of Information of the Saharawi Republic, issued an official communiqué on Thursday, criticising the irrelevant Spanish government’s warning to its citizens not to visit the Saharawi refugee camps because of a so-called raise in terrorism in the Republic of Mali, knowing that the camps are situated in Algeria.

44th EUCOCO denounces EU's complicity in plundering of natural resources

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), 24 November 2019 (SPS) -The 44th European Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO) denounced Saturday in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the European Union (EU) for its blatant complicity with the Moroccan occupier in the looting of Sahrawi natural resources.

44th EUCOCO welcomes unfailing support of Algerian people, institutions to Sahrawi cause

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), 24 November 2019 (SPS) - The 44th European Coordinating Conference of Support to the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO) welcomed the “unfailing” support of the Algerian people and their institutions to the inalienable right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination.

44th EUCOCO: Panama voice strong support to Sahrawi cause

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), 24 November 2019 (SPS) - Luis Esquivel, a member of the Panamanian Assembly, on Saturday reaffirmed his country’s strong support to the Sahrawi people in their struggle for independence.

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