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Humanitarian aid to Sahrawi people: Misuse allegations are “unfounded”

Brussels, 25 July 2020 (SPS) - The allegations of misusing the humanitarian aid of the European Union (EU) to the Sahrawi refugees are “unfounded,” and they only divert the international opinion from the issue of the occupation of Western Sahara and the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination, said Algeria’s ambassador to Brussels Amar Belani.

Opening of Tenth edition of Youth and Students Summer University

ChahId Ahmed Abdel-Fattah Paramedical School, July 23, 2020 (SPS) - the Summer University for Youth and Students, bearing the name of the martyr “Hameti Najih”,  kicked off Wednesday  in the Para-Medical School  under the motto Sahrawi students, Loyalty, Commitment to the Martyrs .', scheduled to be between 22-28 July, according to SPS source.

CONASADH expresses its concern over Saharawi political prisoner’s situation in Moroccan prisons

Bir Lehlu, July 22, 2020 (SPS) - The Saharawi National Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH) expressed deep concern over the mistreatment of the Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan jails by the Moroccan occupation authorities, preventing them te medical assistance and necessary treatments during this period in which the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is spreading.

Ireland supports UN-led process and the right to self-determination in Western Sahara

Dublin (Ireland) 21 July 2020 (SPS)- The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, Simon Coveney, reaffirmed his country’s support to the right of the people of Western Sahara to self-determination and to UN-led process of decolonisation in this last colony in Africa,.

Gdeim Izik’s Sahrawi detainees on hunger strike

El-Aaiun, 20 July 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi political detainees of the central prison of Kenitra and of local prison Tiflet 2, were on Friday on a hunger strike of 48 hours in solidarity with their companion Ahmed El Bachir Ahemd Esbaai, honorary chairman of the Sahrawi Association for the protection of the political prisoners, who was victim of medical negligence.

South Africa warns UN Security Council about violence against women in occupied Western Sahara

New York (United Nations), 19 July 2020 (SPS) – South Africa warned the UN Security Council about the increasing violations of human rights in occupied Palestine and Western Sahara, in particular the hostilities permanently committed against women.

Namibia roundly criticizes Spain over involvement in Western Sahara resources plunder

Geneva, 18 July 2020 (SPS) – Namibia has roundly criticized Spain in Geneva for its involving in the illegal exploitation of Western Sahara resources, claiming that Madrid "evaded its international responsibilities."

On Thursday, during the periodic review of the human rights situation in Spain, Namibia regretted that the recommendations it had formulated on this subject were only partially accepted by this country.

Security Council called upon to include human rights monitoring in MINURSO mandate

Geneva (Switzerland), 18 July 2020 (SPS) - The Geneva Support Group for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Western Sahara called Thursday on the United Nations Security Council to include a chapter on human rights monitoring in the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

Covid-19: No cases recorded in Sahrawi refugee camps, liberated territories

Shaheed El-Hafed, 18 July 2020 (SPS) - Saharawi Minister of Public Health, Kheira Bulahi, said Thursday that the Helath Ministry "has not recorded any confirmed case" of Covid-19 in the Saharawi refugee camps and liberated territories of Western Sahara.

Saharawi President congratulates Galicians and Basques on recent elections results

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Areas), July 16, 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has conveyed his congratulations to Basques and Galicians on the results achieved in recent elections.

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