PARIS- The trial of the Sahrawi political prisoners, which resumed on June 5 in Rabat, has taken a worrying turn with the pleading of the civil parties which want to add the charges of domestic terrorism, said Monday the Association of Friendship with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (AFSADR).
AL AYUN (Occupied Sahrawi territories)- Moroccan occupying forces brutally dispersed protesters, who staged a peaceful demonstration in the occupied city of Al-Ayun on Saturday to express their solidarity with Sahrawi political prisoners and denounce the occupation policies in the region, said the Sahrawi news agency SPS, citing sources from Al-Ayun.
BIR LAHLOU (Liberated Saharawi Territories)- The permanent office of the Polisario Front's secretary general has denounced the "illegal and immoral" practices marring the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik and "gross violations" against them.
BRUSSELS- Euro-MP Paloma Lopez warned the European Union of the consequences of the continued plundering of Western Sahara’s natural resources, calling it to take the necessary measures so that the member States, notably Spain, prevent this illegal exploitation in accordance with the international and European law.
SMARA (Sahrawi refugee camps)-Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali affirmed Thursday that the Sahrawi people's heroic resistance had formed Morocco to adopt stubbornness policy through intransigence, obstruction, escalation and threat to peace and stability in the region.
PARIS (France)-Polisario Front representative in France, Ubbi Bouchraya, expressed Tuesday the Saharawi organization's willingness and serious intention to facilitate the work of the new United Nations secretary general's personal envoy to Western Sahara, Horst Kohler, to find a fair and lasting solution ensuring Western Sahara people's right to self-determination.
MADRID (Spain)- More than a dozen of international observers attending Monday in Rabat the resumption of the trial of Saharawi Gdeim Izik's political prisoners denounced various irregularities.
ALGIERS-The Algerian, Tunisian and Egyptian Foreign Ministers hailed Monday in Algiers the definition by the Libyan parties of the points of the political Agreement to be amended, highlighting the importance of the mechanism of Libya's neighbouring countries launched by Algeria and its approach for the settlement of the Libyan crisis, based on dialogue and national reconciliation.
ALGIERS- Gulf states severed their diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, accused of supporting "terrorism," and decided to isolate it by closing their borders with this emirate.
HAVANA (Cuba)- Cuba's president of the National Assembly of People's Power, Esteban Lazo Hernandez, reiterated his country's support to the people of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in their struggle for independence and self-determination, the national television of Cuba has reported.