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2016-08-25 Dlamini Zuma Reaffirms Support to Sahrawi People's Struggle
[Algerie Presse Service] Addis Ababa -The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma reaffirmed Tuesday that she will keep faith in resolving the Sahrawi issue while respecting the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and that she will continue supporting the legitimate struggle for the decolonization of Western Sahara.

2016-08-23 Summer University of Polisario Front - Boumerdes, Boujdour Ink Partnership Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Boumerdes -Local authorities of the two towns of Boumerdes and Boujdour (in the Sahrawi refugee camps) inked Monday a partnership and cooperation agreement.

2016-08-23 Moroccan Forces Repress Peaceful Sahrawi Demonstration in Occupied Al-Ayun
[Algerie Presse Service] Occupied Al -Moroccan forces brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration organized by young Sahrawis at the Foum Al Ouad beach, located 25km west of the city of occupied Al Ayun, the Sahrawi Press Agency (SPS) reports.

2016-08-22 Polisario Front Calls On UN to Set Up Permanent Minurso Checkpoint in Alguergarat
[Algerie Presse Service] Shahid El -HAFED (Sahrawi refugee camps) - The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front called on the UN and the Security Council to set up a permanent checkpoint in the region of Alguergarat to prevent possible violations of the ceasefire from Morocco pending the decolonization of Western Sahara.

2016-08-19 United Republic of Tanzania Reiterates Strong Support to Just Fight of Sahrawi People
[Algerie Presse Service] Dar es Salaam -The president of the United Republic of Tanzania John Pombe Magafuli reiterated, Wednesday, his country's "strong support" to the Sahrawi people's just fight and their legitimate right to freedom and independence.

2016-08-11 Security Council Called to Pressure Morocco for More 'Seriousness' in Settlement of Sahrawi Cause
[Algerie Presse Service] Boumerdes -The adviser to the presidency of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Lahritani Hocine called Wednesday, from Boumerdes, on the Security Council to "exert pressure on Morocco for more seriousness in the settlement of the Sahrawi cause."

2016-08-11 Premier Receives SADR President Message
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's position on Polisario is clear and the same with AU.

2016-08-10 Summer University of Executives of Polisario Front and Sadr Kicks Off in Boumerdes
[Algerie Presse Service] Boumerdes -The 7th edition of the Summer University of the executives of the Polisario Front and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) kicked off Tuesday in Boumerdes under the chairmanship of Saharawi Minister of Building and Construction of the Saharawi liberated territories, Mohamed Lamine Bouhali.

2016-08-05 Why Morocco Should Be Barred From the African Union
[Daily News] In the intervening period, there have been disgusting manoeuvres by the Kingdom of Morocco to appear as if it is a rightful member of the African Union (AU) while it is not - since AU member states had barred its membership of the all-African continental body as it transformed itself into a Union from its former status as an organisation - the Organisation of African Unity - (OAU) way back in 1984.

2016-08-04 Western Sahara - Ross May Resume Shuttle Trips in August
[Algerie Presse Service] WASHINGTON (United States)- UN chief's special envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, may resume his diplomatic shuttle trips in the region in August, in a bid to reinvigorate the negotiation process between the Polisario Front and Morocco, interrupted in 2012, a UN source said Wednesday.

2016-08-02 Western Sahara - South-African Women Groups Call for End of Morocco's Occupation
[Algerie Presse Service] Windhoek -South-African women's groups PAWO-SARO have called, in a petition to the secretary-general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, for a an end to the illegal occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco and human rights violations perpetrated by Moroccan occupation forces.

2016-08-01 Western Sahara President Hails Resistance of Saharawi Political Prisoners
[Algerie Presse Service] BIR LAHLOU (Liberated Saharawi Territories)- President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Ghali said Sunday that the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik "are leading today the peaceful resistance in occupied Western Sahara territories and in the south of Morocco."

2016-07-27 UN Security Council Calls for Resumption of Polisario-Morocco Talks
[Algerie Presse Service] Washington -The UN Security Council on Tuesday called for the resumption of talks between the Polisario Front and Morocco, which should lead to the holding of self-determination referendum for the Sahrawi people.

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