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2014-11-21 Envoy of President Mohamed Abdelaziz Received By Mauritanian President
[SPS]Nouakchott -Envoy of the President of the Republic, Mr. Mhmaed Khaddad, on Thursday received at the Presidential Palace in Nouakchott by H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, said Mauritania news agency.

2014-11-20 President of Republic Receives U.S. Delegation to 9th Interfaith Dialogue
[SPS]President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz on Wednesday evening received at the Presidency of the Republic the U.S. delegation that took part at the 9th Interfaith Dialogue for Peace.

2014-11-20 Government Programme Assessment - Parliament Specialized Committees Make Field Visits
[SPS]Chahid Al Hafed -Specialized committees of the National Council (parliament) on last week started their field visits to all provinces and institution of the state, as part of the assessment of the Government Annual Programme, approved by MPs earlier this year.

2014-11-20 Spain Can Help a Lot in Finding Peaceful Solution to Western Sahara Conflict, Says Aminatou Haidar
[SPS]Lanzarote -Saharawi Activist and President of the Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA), Aminatou Haidar, on Tuesday told reporters that by assuming a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Spain "could help a lot in the search for a peaceful solution to the conflict of Western Sahara."

2014-11-20 Uruguay Renews Support to Self-Determination of Saharawi People
[SPS]Montevideo -Foreign Affairs Minister of Uruguay, Dr. Luis Almagro, reiterated his country's support to the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, during the presentation of a book entitled "Voice of the Wind," said Wednesday Algerian Press Service (APS).

2014-11-20 Trial of Saharawi Political Prisoners Postponed to 10 December
[SPS]El Aaiun -The so-called Moroccan Court of Appeal in the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara, on Wednesday delayed to 10 December 2014 the trial of two Saharawi political prisoners, said a statement of CODESA.

2014-11-20 University of Granada Hosts Awareness Seminar On Western Sahara
[SPS]Granada -Granada University's Faculty of Social Sciences hosts in the period from 18 to 20 November 2014 an awareness seminar on Western Sahara under the title "woman and human rights".

2014-11-19 Ninth Interfaith Dialogue for Peace Concludes Its Work
[SPS]Boujdour -The 9th Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, held on 16-18 November under the theme "Prophet Yunus in Islam and Christianity", on Tuesday evening concluded its work in the Wilaya of Boujdour, Saharawi refugee camps.

2014-11-19 PM Hails Role of Interfaith Dialogue in Defending Saharawi Cause
[SPS]Boujdour -Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, on Tuesday evening praised the role played by the Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, annually hosted by the Saharawi refugee camps, in defending the national cause at the level of international forums.

2014-11-18 U.S. Congress Well-Informed About Ongoing Suffering of Saharawi People, Says Janet
[SPS]Boujdour -Head of the US delegation to the 9th Religions' Dialogue for Peace, Ms. Janet Lenz, on Sunday said that the U.S. Congress "is well-informed about the ongoing suffering of the Saharawi people in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, especially Morocco's violations of human rights."

2014-11-18 Wilaya of Boujdour Hosts 9th Edition of Religions' Dialogue for Peace
[SPS]Boujdour -The Wilaya of Boujdour hosts the ninth edition of the Religions' Dialogue for Peace, which is to be concluded Tuesday under the theme "Prophet Yunus in the Holy Books".

2014-11-18 Demonstration in Occupied City of Boujdour Against Presence of Kosmos Energy Company
[SPS]Boujdour -Many Saharawi demonstrators called Saturday in the occupied city of Boujdour for departure of the Cosmos energy company all other foreign companies involved through illegal contracts with the Moroccan occupier in the plundering of natural resources of the Saharawi people.

2014-11-18 Pierre Galand Urges International Community to Adopt "Coherent" Policy Towards Saharawi Issue
[SPS]Madrid -President of the European Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO), Pierre Galand, urged Saturday in Madrid, the international community to adopt a "coherent" policy towards the Saharawi issue and enable the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.

2014-11-17 President of Republic Calls for International Action to Confront Moroccan Disregard to International Efforts
[SPS]Madrid -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, called Friday in Madrid foran international action to confront the Moroccan disregard to the international efforts, in his address at the opening of the 39th European Conference for Support and Solidarity with the Sahrawi People.

2014-11-17 Sahrawi President Reminds International Community of Its Responsibilities Towards Sahrawi Issue
[Algerie Presse Service]Madrid -Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz reminded, Friday evening in Madrid (Spain), the international community of its responsibilities towards the Sahrawi issue and the necessity to take "rigorous" actions to bring Morocco to respect the international law.

2014-11-17 Aminatou Haidar Calls for Quick Action to Stop Violations By Morocco
[SPS]Madrid -Sahrawi Human Rights activist Aminatou Haidarslammed Sunday in Madrid continued violations committed by Moroccan authorities against the Sahrawi people, denouncing the policy of the Kingdom of Morocco in continuing to defy the international community.

2014-11-17 Demonstration in Spain Calling for Independence of Western Sahara
[SPS]Madrid -Thousands of demonstrators in Madrid Sunday called for a vote on independence for Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco since 1975.

2014-11-17 "Robert F. Kennedy" Foundation to Present New Report On Human Rights in Western Sahara
[Algerie Presse Service]Madrid -The American Foundation "Robert F. Kennedy for Justice and Human Rights" (R.F Kennedy Center) will present in the coming months a new report on the situation of human rights in Western Sahara, said Saturday in Madrid the representative of the NGO in the 39th European Conference for coordination of support and solidarity with the Saharawi people (EUCOCO).

2014-11-17 Polisario Front Expects Spain to Put All Weight for Implementation of UN Resolutions
[SPS]Madrid -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, stressed Friday that Spain's membership in the international organization "is a great opportunity" to put its weight behind the implementation of UN resolutions.

2014-11-17 Algerian Lower House to Partake in 39th Conference of Eucoco
[SPS]Algiers -Algerian National People's Assembly (Lower House of Parliament) will partake in 14 and 15 November in Madrid (Spain) in the 39th European Conference for coordination of support and solidarity with the Saharawi people (EUCOCO), said Thursday a statement of the lower house of parliament .

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