BRUSSELS – The EU imports of products from the occupied Western Sahara is a source of worry to the European deputies who demanded from the Commission to explain the legal basis for authorizing those imports after the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of December 2016.
SMARA (Sahrawi Refugee Camps) – The deteriorating human rights situation in the occupied territories of Western Sahara and the suffering and acts of violence endured by the Sahrawi people require a United Nations mechanism guaranteeing the full implementation of the international humanitarian law on the ground, affirmed Sunday, in Smara, Minister of Occupied Territories and Sahrawi Community Abroad Bachir Mustapha.
SMARA (Sahrawi refugee camps)-The festivities celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) kicked off Sunday in Smara with an international Conference on “civil and peaceful resistance against the Moroccan occupation.”
BIR LAHLOU (Sahrawi Freed Territories) –Sahrawi president and General Secretary of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali has warned against the new processes of the physical liquidation practiced by the Moroccan occupier against the Sahrawi detainees, calling on the entire international community to mobilize.
BRUSSELS- The Polisario Front “wasn’t consulted” and “wasn’t aware” of the content of the of the draft agreement signed on 31 January 2018 by the European Union (EU) and Morocco following negotiations on the conclusion of an additional agreement to their association agreement after the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of December 2016, affirmed the Sahrawi Minister delegate for Europe Mohamed Sidati.
AL AYUN (Western Sahara occupied territories)-Sahrawi political prisoner of the Gdeim Izik group Mohamed El Ayoubi passed away on Wednesday evening in the occupied city of El Ayun because of harsh conditions and mistreatment in Moroccan prisons, the Saharawi news agency (SPS) said Thursday.
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.
BRUSSELS – The European Parliament Intergroup "Peace for the Saharawi people" expressed on Wednesday "deep concern" over the European Commission’s "lack of transparency" during its negotiations with Morocco, about an additional agreement to the Association Agreement, in order to comply with the ruling of the European Court of Justice, of December 2016.
NIAMEY- The excessive coverage of extremist violence "can become fuel for terrorists," said Wednesday in Niamey, Secretary General of Niger's Higher Council of Communication, Suleiman Anza.
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.