Danish companies criticised for investing in occupied Western Sahara

Copenhagen (Denmark), 13 April 2016 (SPS)–  Copenhagen post newspaper wrote in article published Tuesday that at least seven banks and 20 pension companies from Denmark are investing in companies which, against international law, are taking part in the extraction of natural resources from Western Sahara.


Saharawi people hope that Ban Ki Moon statements will result in "real decisions"

Algiers, April 13, 2016 (SPS) - The Saharawi Ambassador in Algiers, Bouchraya Hamoudi Bayoune, said Tuesday that the Saharawi people hope that the statements of Secretary General Ban Ki Moon during his last visit to the Saharawi territories will lead to "practical and effective decisions "that allow Sahrawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.


UN Security Council holds a closed meeting about the developments of the Saharawi cause

New York, April 13, 2016 (SPS) - the UN Security Council on Wednesday will examine in a closed meeting the recent developments concerning the question of Western Sahara, at the request of Venezuela.


The meeting comes at a time of waiting the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon to submit his report on the conflict in Western Sahara before the issuance of a new resolution on 28 April on the conflict in Western Sahara.SPS

Western Sahara: Spanish party calls for just, lasting solution through self-determination referendum

Madrid, April 13, 2016 (SPS)- Spanish party Ciudadanos (citizens) called on the government of his country to "support all political initiatives for a just and lasting solution to the conflict in Western Sahara through a referendum on self-determination."

Danish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee raised issues to its government and EU to be more engaged in Western Sahara

Copenhagen (Denmark) 12 April 2016 (SPS)– The member of Danish Parliament, Mr. Christian Juhl from the Red-Green Alliance Party through the Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee has raised 12 questions to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kristian Jensen related to the latest developments in occupied Western Sahara.


Ciudadanos calls Spanish government to shoulder its historic responsibilities towards the Saharawi people

Madrid (Spain), April 12, 2016 (SPS) – the Spanish Party Ciudadanos has called the Spanish State to shoulder the historic responsibility towards the Saharawi people, urging it to work hard at the level of the European Union and other international forums to put an end to the conflict and the decolonization of Western Sahara.



Interior Minister oversees the closing of a training course for the National Police

National Police School (Saharawi refugee camps), April 12, 2016 (SPS) -The Minister of Interior, Mr. Hamma Salam, oversaw Monday , with the General Director of the National Police, Mr. Mahmud Abdi, the closing of a training course for the Regional Police Directorate of the Wilaya of Smara.

Coordinator with MINURSO received by Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences head

Moscow (Russia) April 12, 2016 (SPS) - Saharawi coordinator with MINURSO, member of the National Secretariat Mr. M'hamed Khadad was received  Monday by  the head of Centre for Islamic and Arabic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Mr. Vasily Kuznetsov accompanied by the Deputy Mr. Nicolai Sukov .


Spain Youth Council calls its government to recognize SADR

Las Palmas (Canaria, Spain), April 12, 2016 (SPS) - Spain Youth Council called on its government to recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), assuming it the responsibility of decolonization in Western Sahara, during the conference session in the city of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.



Sellal renews Algerian position for Sahrawis' right to self-determination

Algiers, 10 April 2016 (SPS) - Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Sunday in Algiers reiterated Algeria support to "just and lasting settlement of Western Sahara conflict, based on a political mutually acceptable solution to allow Sahrawi people self-determination."


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