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Murcia -- .The Minister of Presidency and Development, Pedro Rivera, accompanied by the Director General of the European Union, External Action and Cooperation, Manuel Pleguezuelo, today received the Saharawi delegate in the Region of Murcia, Fatma Mohamed Salem, accompanied by members ...
Reference is made to the article published in The New Times on Saturday entitled: Kagame, UN envoy Kohler discuss Western Sahara conflict. ... Morocco is an occupying power of Western Sahara, and it is the UN General Assembly and the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, ...

The case arises out of the long-running conflict between Morocco, as occupying power, and the Western Sahara as occupied territory. Spain had exercised its colonial powers over both Morocco and the Western Sahara, and in the 1960s had come under pressure to divest and allow Western Sahara a ...
The fisheries agreement between the European Union (EU) and Morocco should be declared invalid because it involves the Western Sahara region, ... Attorney General Melchior Wathelet told the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) that the people of Western Sahara have the right to self-determination and ...
Rabat - United Nations Secretary-General Envoy, Horst Kohler aims to promote collaboration with African leaders to reach a mutually acceptable solution to the Western Sahara. On Friday, Kohler held talks with AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, about ...
The Chilean Senate lauded the pre-eminence of Western Sahara autonomy initiative presented by Morocco, which the United Nations and the international community regard as "a serious and credible initiative" for the final settlement of this regional dispute. The broad autonomy plan proposed by Morocco ...

dynamic and a new spirit leading to the resumption of a political process with the aim of reaching a mutually acceptable political solution, which will provide for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara in the context of arrangements consistent with the principles and purposes of the Charter of ...
London, Jan 05, 2018 (SPS) - The Observatory of Western Sahara Resources Watch (WSRW) has denounced the illegal financing of the European Union to the fishing projects of Morocco in occupied Western Sahara. WSRW affirmed that in 2017, Morocco devoted most of the financial support of the ...
Chahid El-Hafed, Jan 02, 2018 (SPS) - The General Assembly of the Sahrawi Lawyers Union has denounced the plunder and the illegal exploitation of Western Sahara natural resources by the Moroccan occupation forces. The Union also denounced the unfair trials of the detainees of Gdeim Izik group, ...
Paris (France) Dec 27, 2017 (SPS) - The year 2017 was special in France as Western Sahara Issue has gained visibility in spite of France's position in favour of Morocco and French media blackout on the Saharawi people's legitimate struggle. Morocco's colonization of Western Sahara, human rights ...
Western Sahara is one of the most heavily mined territories in the world, following decades of conflicts with its neighbours. Despite a 1991 ceasefire, most Sahrawis still linger in Algerian refugee camps because it is too dangerous to go and live 'back home'. Now, some brave young women have taken it ...
Paris (France) Dec 27, 2017 (SPS) - The year 2017 was special in France as Western Sahara Issue has gained visibility in spite of France's position in favour of Morocco and French media blackout on the Saharawi people's legitimate struggle. Morocco's colonization of Western Sahara, human rights ...
Emilia Romagna (Italy) -- The President of the Parliament of Emilia Romagna, Simontina Salera, received Wednesday, the Minister of public health, Mohamed Lamin Dadi. The meeting, which was attended by members of the Friendship Association with the Saharawi people, addressed the national cause, ...
Western Sahara is one of the most heavily mined territories in the world, following decades of conflicts with its neighbours. Despite a 1991 ceasefire, most Sahrawis still linger in Algerian refugee camps because it is too dangerous to go and live 'back home'. Now, some brave young women have taken it ...
Western Sahara is one of the most heavily mined territories in the world following decades of conflict with its neighbours. Despite a 1991 ceasefire, most Sahrawis still linger in refugee camps in Algeria because it is too dangerous to live there. Now, some brave young women have taken it upon themselves ...
Extremadura legislators demand the Kingdom of Morocco the immediate release of Saharawi political prisoners, and the cease of violations of human rights in the prisons it controls," went on saying the statement, condemning the continued plundering of the natural resources of Western Sahara.
Rabat - Algeria's insecurities about France's position in the Western Sahara dispute were laid in the open Wednesday when Algerian news outlet Al Khabar interviewed French President Emmanuel Macron. During the talk, the interviewer, Hafid Soualili, told the president that "France's position on Western ...

"They felt that even if we differ on the Western Sahara issues, the two countries should have a relationship," Zuma said about Moroccan officials' position at the meeting. South Africa's official government position - as re-affirmed by Zuma in one of his state of the nation addresses - is to support "self ...
Brussels, Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - The human rights violations perpetrated by Morocco in Western Sahara are numerous and daily, said Tuesday, in Brussels, the participants in a meeting on the situation of human rights in the occupied territories, denouncing the various attacks on the Sahrawis, notably the ...
Algiers, Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - Deputy speaker of the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament), Djamel Bouras, renewed, at the Saharawi refugee camps on Tuesday, "Algeria's unconditional support" to Western Sahara people's struggle to restore their freedom and achieve their ...
The Catalan referendum has bolstered the Western Sahara cause while standing as an example for Morocco of the possible repercussions: protests, violence, and overall fragmentation by the Spanish government and now-ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont illustrate the dangerous potential for ...
Harare -- The new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has reiterated the firm and principled support of his country to the Sahrawi ...
Shaheed El-Hafed -- The National Union of Saharawi women (NUSW) condemned on Friday the continuous and serious violations of human ...
Shaheed El-Hafed -- President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, on Saturday inaugurated a shop for ...
... Wednesday expressed its support to the efforts made by the UN SG Personal Envoy Horst kohler to revive peace process in Western Sahara, ...
Windhoek - Namibia has affirmed its commitment and support to the people of Western Sahara and the Democratic Republic of Congo in their ...
Rabat - Horst Kohler, the Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara, is "motivated" to relaunch the UN ...
... the African Union, as well as the Security Council resolution calling for the holding of a referendum on self-determination in Western Sahara.
Mohammed ruled out any peace deal that allows for Western Sahara independence, as the United Nations renews efforts to resolve the ...
Rabat. - Morocco's King Mohammed VI has ruled out any peace deal that allows for the independence of the Western Sahara as the United ...
Senate appropriators want to tighten restrictions on US aid to Morocco-occupied Western Sahara one year after the House first made ...
Mariam went on saying that the Saharawi people are looking forward to finding a quick solution to the long-running Western Sahara conflict, ...
The new UN envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, was received by Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Tuesday as part of his first regional ...
The United Nations' new special envoy for the disputed Western Sahara has met with Morocco's King Mohammed VI and government ministers ...
This historic legal judgment admits that the agreements concluded by the EU with the Kingdom of Morocco do not apply to Western Sahara and ...
Morocco intends to establish a port in the Western Sahara city of Dakhla, the Interior Minister said last week. Abdelouafi Laftit revealed that the ...
El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories) November 18, 2017 (SPS) - Western Sahara Resource Watch and Environment Protection Association on ...
Moscow, November 18, 2017 (SPS) - human rights violations committed by the Moroccan occupying forces in Western Sahara were ...
Rabat - Twenty-one members of the Peruvian parliament expressed their support for Morocco's independence plan for Western Sahara, ...
New York - The UN's new envoy for Western Sahara will travel to Morocco at the weekend as part of a regional tour aimed at kick-starting talks ...
... rights defenders to prevent them from disclosing human rights violations against Saharawi civilians in the occupied part of Western Sahara. ".
The Western Sahara is a region on North Africa's Atlantic coast that borders Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania which has been the subject of ...
Rabat - Tanzania has urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to prioritize talks over the issue of Western Sahara, stressing that the ...
... 2017 (SPS) - East Timor called Monday on the United Nations to urgently organise the self-determination referendum in Western Sahara.
Rabat - Bahrain has once again expressed support for the Moroccan Autonomy Plan for Western Sahara. The gulf kingdom's Minister of ...
In that regard, he requested support to the African Union and its Special Envoy for Western Sahara, Mr. Joaquim Chissano, former president of ...
Morocco intends to establish a port in the Western Sahara city of Dakhla, the Interior Minister said last week. Abdelouafi Laftit revealed that the ...
New York, Sep 23, 2017 (SPS) - Lesotho Prime Minister, Mr. Thomas Motsoahae Thabane, has reiterated his country's support for Western ...
Therefore, goods and products produced in Western Sahara should not to be treated as originating from Morocco for the purposes of ...
Windhoek -- President Hage Geingob has reminded the world that the protracted Western Sahara issue still needs sorting out. Namibia has on ...


 

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