Month: January 2021

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SPLA continues its attacks against positions of Moroccan occupation army for 52nd consecutive day

Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued their attacks on bases and positions of the Moroccan occupation army along the wall of shame, for the 52nd consecutive day, said Sunday a communiqué of the Sahrawi Defense Ministry. The Sahrawi Defence Ministry stressed in its communiqué No. 52 that…

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Egypt denies plans to open consulate in occupied Western Sahara

Egypt denied on Saturday that it intends to open a diplomatic representation in Western Sahara, refuting rumours relayed by Moroccan media. "Egypt's position remains unchanged on the western Sahara issue and it is aligned with UN resolutions calling for a referendum allowing Sahrawis the choice to be under Moroccan rule…

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Sweden: Green party calls on government to recognise SADR

The Green Party in Sweden on Sunday called on the Swedish government to recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and criticized the European Union's "weak position" on the conflict in Western Sahara, media reported. "The Green Party wants Sweden to recognize Western Sahara as a state. Swedish recognition will…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 02/Jan/2021
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UN Security Council is expected to continue consultations on Trump’s declaration on Western Sahara

A group close to the UN Security Council expected that the Council would continue this January to discuss the declaration of outgoing US President Doland Trump on Western Sahara. In a paper on issues that will be of interest to the Security Council during the month of January, the group…

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South African Foreign Minister: Our membership of Security Council has enabled us to advocate for struggle of Palestinian and Sahrawi peoples for self-determination and freedom

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Africa, Mrs. Naledi Pandor, expressed Friday her satisfaction for the prominent role played by South Africa during its membership in the UN Security Council, which was dedicated to serving peace and security in the world. In a statement marking the end of…

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HRW: Morocco implements same methods as Israel in attempt to strengthen Western Sahara’s occupation

Executive Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Kenneth Roth underlined that Morocco implements the same methods used by the Israeli occupier against the Palestinians to attempt to strengthen its occupation of Western Sahara. Kenneth Roth underlined Thursday on his Twitter that Morocco’s treatment of the Sahrawi people in the occupied…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 01/Jan/2021
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New U.S. Policy, Same Human Rights Expectations: Companies Sourcing from the Western Sahara Are Still Obligated to Respect International Law

On December 10, 2020, President Trump formally announced that the Government of Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco will normalize their bilateral relationship, marking the fourth Arab country that recognizes Israel as a result of the Abraham Accords. Over the coming months, the new agreement will allow the two countries…

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