Self-determination referendum must be organized

London, July 3, 2016 (SPS) - The founder of the British association "Sandblast" of support to Western Sahara Danielle Smith affirmed Saturday evening, in London, that the referendum on Sahrawi people’s self-determination must be organized, regretting Morocco’s stubbornness to challenge the international legality.

UN decolonization committee to meet on Western Sahara soon

Washington (United Nations), July 3, 2016 (SPS) - United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization (Committee of 24) is to hold a special session on Western Sahara shortly, said the agency's chairman, Rafael Dario Ramirez Carreno.

The committee's members have agreed on holding the meeting to push forward the decolonization process in Western Sahara, through an "effective and broad" exchange of ideas on the issue, Ramirez Carreno said.

Belgian Committee of support to Sahrawi People reiterates its opposition to any agreement including Western Sahara

Brussels, July 3, 2016 (SPS) - The Belgian Committee of Support to Sahrawi People reiterated Saturday its support to the respect of these people’s fundamental rights, reaffirming its opposition to any agreement between the European Union (EU) and Morocco which includes the territories of Western Sahara.

Sahrawi Commission Hails Norway Divestment


30 June 2016

The Western Sahara Petroleum and Minerals Commission welcomes the decision of Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund to withdraw its investments in companies Cairn Energy of the UK and Kosmos Energy of the US for their involvement in the looting the wealth of through illegal and unethical investment operations in the occupied part of Western Sahara.

Occupied Western Sahara: “40 years of resistance under construction,” new book published in Spain

Madrid (Spain), July 2, 2016 (SPS) - “Western Sahara : 40 years of resistance under construction” is the title of a new book written by 14 Spanish experts of the Western Sahara conflict, including the Secretary General of the International Association of Jurists for Western Sahara.

Ministry of Justice and Religious Affairs organizes Holy Quran recitation contest

Shaheed El Hafed (Refugee Camps), July 1, 2016 (SPS) - The Ministry of Justice and Religious Affairs organized Friday morning in Shaheed El Hafed, refugee camps, a Holy Quran recitation contest involved the children of the Quranic schools in all Wilayas.

Mogherini underlines MINURSO’s key role, need to fully implement its mandate

Brussels, July 1, 2016 (SPS) - The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini underlined the “key” role of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), pointing out that the European Union (EU) “shares” the position of the UN Security Council which stressed the need for the mission to fully exercise its functions again.

British exit from EU, profitable to Sahrawi cause

London, July 1, 2016 (SPS) - The representative of the Polisario Front in London Mohamed Ali Mohamed Limam affirmed that Great Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) “could alleviate the pressure exercised currently on Morocco, but the British position will progressively evolves towards the support of the Sahrawi cause.”

Violent suppression of protest against plundering of Western Sahara's natural resources

Occupied Aaiun, June 30, 2016 (SPS) - Moroccan occupation forces intervened violently to disperse a Sahrawi protest against the presence of the Polish company Geofizyka Krakow in Western Sahara, working for Morocco, said Wesdnesday the Sahrawi news agency SPS.

Danish Pension Funds and Banks exclude companies working in Western Sahara

Copenhagen (Denmark) 30 June 2016 (SPS) -According  to Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW),  In Denmark, large debates followed the publication of the report Investments in occupied country by the Danish NGO Afrika Kontakt, on 3 March 2016.


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