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2015-01-27 Minister of Foreign Affairs - Moroccan Plans to Involve Other Actors Must Be Condemned and Boycotted (full Letter)
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek confirmed Saturday "the plans of the Moroccan occupying State that aim to involve actors from around the world, including African entities, in our country must be strongly condemned and boycotted because they violate the Charter and the resolutions of the African Union and the United Nations, in a letter to Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission.

2015-01-27 Western Sahara, Core Issue On AU Agenda - Zimbabwe Foreign Minister
[SPS]Addis Ababa -Zimbabwe Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, on Monday underlined that Western Sahara remains "core issue" on agenda of the African Union (AU) and a "big responsibility" on its shoulders.

2015-01-27 Western Sahara - U.S. Has Not Changed Its Position, Continues to Support UN Efforts
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -US State Department official affirmed on Sunday, that the United States has not changed its position with regard to the conflict in Western Sahara, and still supports the UN efforts to reach a peaceful, lasting and mutually acceptable solution.

2015-01-27 Saharawi Government Protests Coast Oil Drilling to United Nations
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, protesting Kosmos Energy drilling activities and urging the UN Security Council to stop seabed oil drilling on the coast of occupied Western Sahara. President Abdeaziz considered the drilling operation underway in Western Sahara as "a serious provocation and a real threat to peace and stability in Western Sahara and the Maghreb region."

2015-01-27 Cuban Students Express Solidarity With Sahrawi People Struggle
[SPS]Havana -Cuban Students Union voiced "unconditioned" solidarity with the just struggle of Sahrawi people, expressing commitment to continue sensitizing about the Saharawi cause.

2015-01-27 Western Sahara - U.S. Has Not Changed Its Position, Continues to Support UN Efforts
[SPS]Algiers -US State Department official affirmed on Sunday, that the United States has not changed its position with regard to the conflict in Western Sahara, and still supports the UN efforts to reach a peaceful, lasting and mutually acceptable solution.

2015-01-27 Sahrawi Government Urges AU to Intervene to Prevent Crans Montana From Holding Their Forum in Occupied Parts of Western Sahara
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek urged Saturday the African Union to take all necessary steps and actions at the AU level and to make representations to the Chairman of the Crans Montana Forum and the associated partners and sponsors in order to refrain from holding their forum in the occupied parts of an AU Member State, the Sahrawi Republic.

2015-01-27 President of Republic Urges UN Security Council to Stop Seabed Oil Drilling On Coast of Occupied Western Sahara
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, urged the UN Security Council to stop seabed oil drilling on the coast of occupied Western Sahara, considering the drilling operation underway in Western Sahara as "a serious provocation and a real threat to peace and stability in Western Sahara and the Maghreb region," in a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

2015-01-26 AU Sub-Committee Says Situation in Western Sahara Still At Standstill
[SPS]Addis Ababa -The AU Permanent Representative Committee's Sub-Committee on Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons in Africa on Thursday indicated that the situation in Western Sahara is still at standstill, while the Saharawis continue to live in refugee camps in Algeria for nearly 40 years.

2015-01-26 Sahrawi Human Rights Defender Calls On UN to Act On Decolonization of Western Sahara (media)
[SPS]Shaheed Elhafedh -The Saharawi human rights activist, President of the Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave human rights violations (ASVDH), Brahim Dahane,called the most influential members of the UN to act as the guarantor of peace and mediation, in an interview with Swiss newspaper, mail, published in its Saturday edition.

2015-01-26 EU Aid to Saharawi Refugees - Report Exhumed From Archives for Misleading
[Algerie Presse Service]Brussels -European Anti-Fraud Office (EAFO)'s report about EU humanitarian aid to Sahrawi refugees, dating from 2007, was "exhumed" from their archives with the aim of "misleading and distracting" Europe, Mohamed Sidati, the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR)'s deputy minister for Europe, said Saturday in a statement.

2015-01-26 Claiming EU Aid to Sahrawi Refugees Is Being Diverted, Amounts Simply to Taint Image of Polisario Front (mohamed Sidati)
[SPS]Bruxelles -"A recent article by French news agency AFP, claiming EU aid to Sahrawi refugees is being diverted, amounts simply to a manipulative and ill-informed attemptto taint the image of the Polisario Front and the Sahrawi refugees, as well as their hostcountry Algeria, which assists the refugees and facilitates the delivery of the humanitarian aid," said Friday Mohamed Sidati, the Minister Delegate for Europe, in a statement.

2015-01-26 President Warns Against Moroccan Attempts to Postpone Western Sahara Decolonization
[SPS]Bir Lehlou (liberated Zones) -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz on Thursday warned against any attempt from the part of Morocco aimed at delaying the completion of decolonization process in Western Sahara.

2015-01-26 Sahrawi Political Prisoner Suffers Serious Health Situation
[SPS]The Saharawi political prisoner Abdul Khaliq Almuati, suffers a serious health situation, due to complications of the open hunger strike he started ten days ago in the Moroccan jail Ait Melloul.

2015-01-26 Sahrawi President Denounces Morocco's Attempts to Undermine UN Missions in Western Sahara
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -The president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Mohamed Abdelaziz denounced Thursday Morocco's attempts to undermine the work of the United Nations' representatives and missions in Western Sahara, warning against any attempt to swerve the decolonization process in the region from its objective.

2015-01-26 Mozambique Supports Candidacy of Saharawi Youth to the Presidency of Wfdy in Africa
[SPS]Maputo (Mozambique) January 24, 2015 (SPS) the president of the World Federation of Democratic Youth in Africa Mr. Dalfino Guila, announced that Mozambique supports the candidacy of the Saharawi Youth to the presidency of WFDY in Africa.

2015-01-26 President Warns Against Moroccan Attempts to Deviate Western Sahara Decolonization Process
[SPS]Bir Lehlou (liberated Zones) -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz on Thursday warned against any attempt from the part of Morocco aimed at deviate the completion of decolonization process in Western Sahara.

2015-01-26 Sadr Partakes At Third Congress of African Agency for Disaster Risk Reduction
[SPS]A delegation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), including the Secretary General of the Women Union, Fatma Elmehdi, and Senior Advisor at the Sahrawi embassy in Ethiopia, Baba Omar Elbardi, took part Saturday at the third ministerial Congress of the African states signatory to the convention on the establishment of the African Agency for Disaster Risk Reduction.

2015-01-22 Algeria, Egypt Affirm Need to Complete UN Process for Western Sahara Issue Settlement
[SPS]Algiers -Algeria and Egypt affirmed the need to complete the process of Western Sahara issue settlement in conformity with the UN Assembly General and the Security Council, said Wednesday a release of Algeria's Foreign Ministry.

2015-01-23 SADR Takes Part At Conference of AU Ministers of Women Affairs
[SPS]Addis Ababa -The Saharawi Republic (SADR) takes part at the conference of AU ministers responsible for women affairs, which kicked off Wednesday in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia.

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