MADRID- Associations and organizations from the Spanish region of Cantabria in solidarity with Western Sahara called for a mass rally for the release of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group, currently tried in Rabat in a trial strongly denounced by the international observers.
 BRUSSELS - The Moroccan Council of Human Rights (CNDH), mentioned by the European Union (EU) in the questions of human rights violation in Western Sahara "has no jurisdiction" over this territory, under the international law, said MEP Paloma Lopez.
ALGIERS- The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ismail Chergui said Wednesday in Algiers that he hoped that Morocco’s membership to the African Union, alongside the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) will contribute to finding a rapid solution to the lingering Western Sahara conflict.
BRUSSELS-The European Commission has ruled out any funding of Morocco’s renewable energy projects in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, and stressed it would fulfil its commitment to informing European companies and citizens of the legal status of this territory whenever support is requested.
GAZA – The Palestinian people on Monday commemorated the 69th anniversary of ‘Nakba’ with the "hope and determination" to continue the struggle to liberate Palestine from the Israeli occupation and end apartheid policy, discrimination and terrorism of an outlawed state, Palestinian media said.
PARIS (France) – The decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which excludes Western Sahara territories from the EU-Morocco trade agreements is "mandatory" for both the European Commission and its member states, said Algeria's ambassador to Brussels, Amar Belani, in reaction to reports that the European Commission had requested the Union’s approval for a new negotiating mandate with a view to "adjusting" certain provisions of the agreements.
ALGIERS-The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Sunday reiterated the willingness of the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to reopen negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco to settle the conflict the occupied Western Sahara.
ANTWERP (BELGIUM)- The Sahrawi community in Belgium celebrated Sunday, in Antwerp (Belgium), in Northern Belgium, the 44th anniversary of the creation of the Polisario Front, on 10 May 1973, and the triggering of the armed fight for the liberation of Western Sahara, ten days later.
MADRID- The Coordination of Spanish Associations of solidarity with Western Sahara (Ceas-Sahara) dubbed “shameful” the new trial of 24 Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group which resumed Monday in Rabat after several postponements, underlining that Morocco “shows once again that its only raison d’être is strength and repressive policy.”
BRUSSELS – Western Sahara status remains that of a "non-self-governing territory," said EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, reiterating the EU support to the efforts of the UN Secretary-General in order to reach a solution that will allow "the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara."