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2014-09-01 Morocco Has Drowned Region in Drugs and Funded Terrorists - Secretary of State for Security and Documentation
[SPS]Nairobi -"Morocco has drowned the region in drugs and funded the terrorist groups" confirmed the head of the Sahrawi delegation, Ibrahim Mohamed Mahmud, secretary of state for security and documentation, during the 11th Congress of the African Committee for Security and Intelligence, in Nairobi, Kenya.

2014-09-01 Polisario Front Representative in Denmark Voices Concerns of Saharawi Side About Moroccan Army Recent Escalation in Occupied Western Sahara
[SPS]Copenhagen -POLISARIO Representative in Denmark Mr. Abba Malainin has today held talks in the Danish Parliament (Folketinget) with Mr. Christian Juhl, member of the Danish Parliament and Foreign Affairs Spokesman of the Red-Green Alliance Party.

2014-08-28 Uesario Elects New Secretary General
[SPS]The Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UESARIO) elected Tuesday Moulay Brahim Mhamed the new secretary general of the organization during its II Congress held from August 23-25, in the wilaya of Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps.

2014-08-28 Young Saharawi Dies in Landmine Explosion Near Occupied Boujdour
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -The young Saharawi Abdallahi Ahmed Al-Kharchi on Monday died in a landmine blast, which occurred in Madalchiat, 50 km east of the occupied city of Boujdour in Western Sahara, said a Saharawi media source.

2014-08-28 Basque Activists Expelled From Occupied El Aaiun
[SPS]El Aaiun (occupied Territories) -Moroccan occupying authorities on Tuesday expelled 6 Basque activists from the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara.

2014-08-27 Uesario 2nd Congress - International Community, Responsible for Impasse in Western Sahara
[SPS]Awserd -The 2nd Congress of the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO) said that the current political impasse in the UN settlement of Western Sahara is still a stain on the international community, calling on the UN to shoulder responsibility vis-à-vis the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

2014-08-28 Prime Minister Receives WFP's Country Director in Algiers
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -Prime Minister Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar received Wednesday at his office in Chahid Al Hafed, Saharawi refugee camps, the WFP's country director in Algeria, Mr. Pedro Figueiredo.

2014-08-28 Saharawi Students Urged to Join People's Liberation Army (communiqué)
[SPS]Awserd (refugee Camps) -The Participants in the 2nd Congress of the Union of Saharawi Students (UESARIO) urged Tuesday the Saharawi students to join the ranks of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army.

2014-08-28 Council of Ministers Hails Success of Work of Uesario 2nd Congress
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -The Council of Ministers has hailed the "admirable success" of work of the 2nd congress of the Saharawi Students Union (UESARIO), convened in the Wilaya of Awserd on 23-26 August 2014 under the theme "the Sahrawi students movement serves the national goals."

2014-08-27 Western Sahara - New Round of Negotiation Depends On Success of Ross Next Visit
[SPS]Awserd -The opening of a new round of negotiation between the Polisario Front and Morocco will depend on the success of the next visit of the United Nations Secretary General's special envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, said the member of Polisario Front's Secretariat General and coordinator of the UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

2014-08-27 Ujesario Elects New Secretary General
[SPS]Awserd -The Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UJESARIO) elected Tuesday Moulay Brahim Mhamed the new secretary general of the organization during its II Congress held from August 23-25, in the wilaya of Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps.

2014-08-25 Polisario Front Warns Against Consequences of Possible Moroccan Aggression
[SPS]Birlehlou (liberated Territories) -President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz has expressed his concern over the state of alert of the Moroccan army in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, warning against the dangerous consequences of a possible Moroccan aggression.

2014-08-25 Sahrawi Activists Delegation Blocked At Casablanca Airport
[SPS]Casablanca -A delegation of the occupied Sahrawi territories was blocked by the Moroccan police upon its arrival at the airport in Casablanca, upon its return from Algeria, according to official sources.

2014-08-25 Polisario Front Condemns Mistreatment of Sahrawi Human Rights Delegation
[SPS]Birlehlu (liberated Territories) -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz,condemned "forcefully" mistreatment by the Moroccan intelligence services against a Sahrawi human rights delegation at the Casablanca airport, which participated in the 5th edition of the summer university of the Polisario Front and SADR officials in Boumerdes, Algeria.

2014-08-25 President Abdelaziz Urges UN to Intervene to Protect Sahrawi Human Rights Delegation
[SPS]Birlehlou (liberated Territories) -Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz has urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene immediately and take all necessary measures to protect a delegation of Sahrawi human rights activists in the airport of Casablanca in Morocco upon their return from the Sahrawi refugee camps.

2014-08-25 Moroccan Occupation Between Pressure of International Community, Saharawis' Fight
[SPS]Awserd (refugee Camps) -Sahrawi President and Polisario Front Secretary General Mohamed Abdelaziz underlined Saturday in Awserd, Sahrawi refugee camps, that the Moroccan occupation is under pressures from the international community and the Sahrawi people's fight and commitment to its right to self-determination.

2014-08-25 Moroccan Occupation Faces International Community Pressure, Struggle of Saharawi People (President of Republic)
[SPS]The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, affirmed Saturday that the Moroccan occupation is facing the pressure of the international community which adheres to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination in addition to the adherence of the Sahrawis to this right.

2014-08-25 UESARIO Holds Its Second Congress
[SPS]Awserd (refugee Camps) -The Wilaya of Awserd is hosting the Second Congress of the Students Union of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UESARIO) on August 23-25, according to the organizers.

2014-08-25 Malta Prime Minister Receives Ujsario Secretary General
[SPS]Valletta (malta) -Malta Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, received the Secretary General of the Saharawi Youth Union (UJSARIO), Zein Sidahmed, during the opening ceremony of the International Festival of Socialist Youth (IUSY).

2014-08-22 Morocco "Exercises Pressure" On Ross, Attempts to Influence Him (ibrahim Ghali)
[SPS]Algiers -The Saharawi Ambassador in Algiers, Mr. Ibrahim Ghali, affirmed Wednesday that Morocco "exercises pressure" and attempts in various ways to influence the UN envoy to Western Sahara, Mr. Christopher Ross, who will visit the occupied territories of Western Sahara in October.

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