Month: January 2021

sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 25/Jan/2021
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South Africa: Biden urged to rescind Trump’s decision on Western Sahara

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, current chairman of the African Union (AU), on Sunday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to rescind the "illegal recognition" of Morocco's alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara, proclaimed last month by his predecessor, Donald Trump. Cyril Ramaphosa called on "the United States to quickly rescind…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 24/Jan/2021
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Sahrawi government hails qualitative military operation in El Guerguerat, warns against involvement of civilians by Moroccan occupier in military positions

The Saharawi government praised, Sunday, the qualitative operation carried out Saturday night by the fighters of the Saharawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the illegal breach of El Guerguerat, warning against "the involvement of civilians, by the Moroccan occupier, in military positions". Minister of Information, Official Spokesperson of the Saharawi…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 24/Jan/2021
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SPLA conducts new military operations in El Guergarrat

Sources from the Sahrawi ministry of National Defense affirmed the Sahrawi Liberation Army (SPLA) has carried out new military operations in El Guergarrat region. The same sources specified that units of the Sahrawi army "launched four missiles targeting the illegal breach in El Guergarrat and its surroundings, two of which…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 23/Jan/2021
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Burundi announces the closure of its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun

Burundian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, through its Twitter account, it will close its "consulate" in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, due to "strategic reasons and within the framework of reciprocity," without explaining the real reasons behind this step. In 2020, Burundi opened this consulate, in violation of the Constitutive…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 23/Jan/2021
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South Africa: Reversing US position on Western Sahara is the most urgent move expected from Biden towards Africa

South African Minister for International relations, Naledi Pandor, considers that US President, Joe Biden, should reverse position of his country on Western Sahara as an urgent move towards Africa. In a Zoom briefing hosted by Chatham House on Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Pandor considered that “US President Joe Biden should urgently…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 23/Jan/2021
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45 academics and lawyers from different countries call on Biden to reverse Trump’s decision

A motion was addressed to the new US President, Joe Biden by 45 academics and lawyers urging him to reverse the decision of his predecessor, Donald Trump on Western Sahara, by affirming the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination. The signatories of the motion urged President Joe Biden to…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 22/Jan/2021
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SPLA continues attacks on positions of Moroccan occupation forces

The units of the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) continued its attacks on the positions and entrenchments of the Moroccan occupation forces along the sand wall for the 70th consecutive day, the Sahrawi Defense Ministry said Thursday in a communiqué. According to the communiqué no 70 quoted by the Sahrawi…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 22/Jan/2021
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African Union: next PSC meeting could be a decisive starting point for Sahrawi cause

Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to Ethiopia and SADR representative to the African Union (AU) Lamine Abaali that said he expected the next meeting of the Peace and Security Council (PSC), planned to be held next month, "a new decisive start in the process of settling the…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 21/Jan/2021
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510 military operations against Moroccan occupation army in 67 days

Secretary General of the Sahrawi Ministry of Security and Documentation, Sidi Oukal said Tuesday that 510 military operations have been carried out against the Moroccan army in 67 days of fighting since the resumption of the armed struggle, in response to the Moroccan violation of the cease-fire agreement on November…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 20/Jan/2021
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Next Pentagon chief promises to closely review Western Sahara question

The next US Defense Minister Lloyd Austin said on Tuesday he would take a close look at the issue of Western Sahara, a territory proclaimed "Moroccan" by the outgoing president, Donald Trump, in violation of international law. "This is a question that I would certainly like to examine more closely,…

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