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2014-12-19 Saharawi Human Rights Activist Aminetou Haidar Received By German Bundestag Vice President
[SPS]Berlin -Saharawi human rights activist, Aminetou Haidar was received Tuesday in Berlin by the Vice-President of the German Bundestag (parliament), Mrs. Adelgard Pullman.

2014-12-19 American Delegation On Visit in Sahrawi Refugee Camps
[SPS]Shaheed Elhafed -An American delegation started Wednesday a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps and liberated territories of the SADR.

2014-12-19 Sahrawi Government Reaffirms Its Commitment to Fighting Terrorism
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Ghali reaffirmed Thursday in Algiers his country's commitment to continuing fight against terrorism, in accordance with its international commitments, affirming that the terrorist groups "are financed with the funds of drug trafficking of which Morocco is the first producer and exporter."

2014-12-19 Corpsafrica - a Grassroots and Transnational Model for Development
[Moroccan American Center]Successfully Launched in Morocco; Plans Expansion in 2015

2014-12-20 Moulay Abdallah Complex - HM the King Orders Head of Govt. to Open Investigations to Determine Responsibilities
[MAP]Rabat -Following the shortcomings which have marked one of the games scheduled as part of the 2014 Club World Cup quarter finals in the field of Prince Moulay Abdallah Sports Complex in Rabat, HM King Mohammed VI gave his orders to the head of government to open deep and comprehensive investigations in order to determine the responsibilities for such irregularities.

2014-12-19 Sahrawi National Council Resumes Autumn Session
[SPS]The Sahrawi National Council resumed Wednesday the first autumn session of the ninth legislative custody.

2014-12-19 HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Performs Friday Prayer At Sultan Bin Zayed I Mosque in Abu Dhabi
[MAP]Abu Dhabi -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, performed the Friday Prayer in Sultan Bin Zayed I mosque in Abu Dhabi.

2014-12-18 Sahrawi Political Prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed Denied Right to Medication
[SPS]Marrakech -The prison administration in Marrakech, Morocco, prevented Tuesday Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohamed Elhafed from the right to medication and refused to transfer him to hospital to receive some necessary medical examinations.

2014-12-18 Flooded Football Pitch Sparks Morocco Row
[Magharebia]Casablanca -After heavy rain flooded a Rabat football pitch during the Club World Cup, a ministerial investigation was launched into the stadium's costly renovation.

2014-12-19 Fifa Vote On Publication of Garcia Report Could Be Tight Affair
[Guardian]FIFA'S executive committee began a two-day meeting amid tight security in the Morocco Thursday with members expected to vote on whether to release ethics investigator, Michael Garcia's report into the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

2014-12-19 Morocco Women Recruit for Daesh
[Magharebia]Casablanca -Moroccan and Spanish security forces on Tuesday (December 16th) dismantled a terror cell that recruited women for the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq.

2014-12-17 Independence of Africa Remains Incomplete As Long As Western Sahara Is Occupied, Says Vice President of Mozambican Parliament
[SPS]The Vice-President of Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias, stressed Tuesday at the headquarters of the Saharawi National Council that the independence of Africa is incomplete as long as the last case of decolonization in Africa, Western Sahara is under colonial occupation.

2014-12-18 Chipolopolo to Face Egypt or Morocco
[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is trying to secure an international friendly match for the Chipolopolo against either Morocco or Egypt as part of preparations for the Equatorial Guinea 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

2014-12-17 Moroccan Police 'Brutally' Torture Young Sahrawi
[SPS]El Aaiun -A Moroccan police patrol arrested Monday evening in the occupied city of El Aaiun young Sahrawi, Erguibanu Lehwage, and "brutally" tortured him using sticks and batons, on the grounds of his participation in the demonstration called for by human rights organizations in the city.

2014-12-17 Sahrawi Political Prisoner Mohamed Babir Starts Unlimited Hunger Strike
[SPS]El Aaiun -Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Babir initiated December 13, at local prison in Ait Meloul, Morocco, unlimited hunger strike in protest to the repeated physical assaults which he has been subjected to by the prison officials, according to Sahrawi human rights sources.

2014-12-17 President of Saharawi National Council Receives Vice President of Mozambican Parliament
[SPS]Shaheed Elhafed -The President of the Sahrawi National Council, Khatry Adduh, received Tuesday at the Guest house the Vice President of the Mozambican parliament, Lucas Chomera Jeremias.

2014-12-17 Solidarity March With the Saharawi Political Prisoner 'Embarak Daoudi' in Occupied Smara
[SPS]Occupied Smara -The Saharawi Students Movement in occupied Smara has organized on Saturday evening, a solidarity march with the Saharawi political prisoner "Embarak Daoudi", who suffers a bad situation, because of his open hunger strike, according to a source of ministry of occupied territories and community abroad.

2014-12-16 African Delegations Visit Sahrawi Refugee Camps
[SPS]Shaheed Elhafed -African delegations start Tuesday a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps, where they hold meetings and attend several activities.

2014-12-16 Grounding Human Rights in Local Aspirations - Jean Abinader
[Moroccan American Center]Jean R. AbiNader, Exec. Dir., Moroccan American Trade and Investment Center

2014-12-17 HM King Mohammed Vi Condoles Pakistani President On Peshawar School Attack
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolences to Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain over the Peshawar school attack.

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