NEW YORK (UN)- The United Nations has emphasized Thursday, in York, that the liberated Sahrawi territories of Bir Lahlou are Tifariti do not fall within the buffer zone of El Guergarat as falsely claimed by Morocco.
BIR LAHLOU (Liberated Saharawi Territories)- The Polisario Front has taken note with satisfaction of the report on Western Sahara the United Nations Secretary-General has submitted to the Security Council late March, reiterating commitment to the peace process and support to the UN efforts to reach a peaceful solution that provides for the self-determination to the Saharawi people.
WASHINGTON- The international community should not stop upholding Sahrawi people's inalienable right of to self-determination, said the president of the U.S. non-profit organization Defense Forum Foundation, Suzanne Scholte.
OCCUPIED AL-AYUN (Sahrawi occupied territories)- The League for the Sahrawi Prisoners’ Protection expressed deep concern over the critical situation of those prisoners in the Moroccan jails, calling upon all the international organizations to bring on pressure to bear on Morocco to stop the sufferings of the Sahrawi detainees on hunger strike and guarantee their legitimate rights as political detainees.
LONDON (United Kingdom)- UK government has reiterated support to Saharawi People's self-determination and a just political solution to Western Sahara conflict, based on United Nations' principles and resolutions.
NEW YORK- Morocco "is looking for pretexts" to disturb the efforts of the UN Envoy Horst Kohler, said Wednesday in New York, Sahrawi coordinator to Minurso, M’Hamed Kheddad, calling on the Security Council to support the German mediator.
BRUSSELS- The decision made by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 27 February and excluding the territorial waters of Western Sahara from EU-Morocco fisheries agreement is a “turning point” in the struggle of the Sahrawi people for self-determination and independence, said Thursday, in Belgium, Euro-MP Paloma Lopez.
LONDON- The Moroccan authorities used, in 2017, “unnecessary and excessive force” against the population of Western Sahara who claimed their right to self-determination and justice, affirmed the latest annual report of Amnesty International (AI) on the situation of human rights in the world, published on Thursday.
Plundering of Sahrawi natural resources: Euro-MPs, international trade unionists express “deep concern”Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:22
BRUSSELS- The participants in the conference “trade unionists and solidarity with Western Sahara” organized Monday and Tuesday at the European Parliament in Brussels expressed their “deep concern” over the continuing plundering of Western Sahara’s natural resources, calling on EU and its institutions to “clearly condemn” any illegal exploitation of these resources.
ALGIERS- Saharawi Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Morocco must put an end to its occupation of the territories of an African Union’s member state as it has joined the African institution.