Month: June 2021

sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 30/Jun/2021
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Britain’s position on legal status of Western Sahara unchanged, reiterates support for right of Sahrawi people to self-determination

British Minister for Middle East and North Africa, James Cleverly, reiterated Tuesday his country's full support for the United Nations-led efforts to find a solution that would enable the Sahrawi people to self-determination. In a written response to questions from Alex Sobel, Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport), the…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 29/Jun/2021
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WSCUK authorized to seek judicial review of UK / Morocco trade agreement

British NGO Western Sahara Campaign UK (WSCUK) has obtained permission from the British High Court to seek a judicial review of the UK-Morocco Post-Brexit Association Agreement, which includes products from the occupied Saharawi territories, Leigh Day, the law firm representing the British NGO, announced Monday. "Our client is pleased to…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 27/Jun/2021
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Impartiality, prerequisite for future UN envoy for Western Sahara

The Polisario Front said that "impartiality, independence, competence and integrity are prerequisites for the future personal envoy of the UN Secretary General to Western Sahara to succeed in his mission to enable the Sahrawi people to exercise their inalienable right to self-determination. "Impartiality, independence, competence and integrity are prerequisites for…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 27/Jun/2021
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227th consecutive day: SPLA shells Moroccan military base in Lathrathiet region

Units of the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) have bombed a Moroccan military base in the Lathrathiet region (Guelta), indicated the Sahrawi Ministry of Defence. According to military communiqué No. 227, the SPLA attacks targeted entrenchments and bases of the Moroccan occupation forces along “the Wall of Shame”. "SPLA units…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 26/Jun/2021
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Challenging Spanish-Moroccan contempt for African sovereignty

Premium Times,  June 25, 2021 By Owei Lakemfa IT is incredible, but true. A serving African Head of State had COVID-19 infection. He could not be treated in his country. A sister African country which came to his aid, concluded he needed specialist treatment which was available in an European…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 25/Jun/2021
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European Union announces €9 million support for Sahrawi people

The European Commission has announced humanitarian €9 million to support the humanitarian needs of the Sahrawi people. The financial support directed to the Sahrawi people will be allocated to food, safe drinking water and access to health care and education, said the Commission in a statement. The statement highlighted that…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 24/Jun/2021
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Algerian Army Chief of Staff: Stalemate in settlement of conflict in Western Sahara contributed to resurgence of fighting between Sahrawi Republic and Morocco

The Algerian Army Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Saaed Shangriha, stressed that the impasse in the settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara, based on the United Nations resolutions, and the delay of some members of the UN Security Council in appointing a special representative of the Secretary-General of the United…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 24/Jun/2021
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Appointment of Canadian Elizabeth Spehar Special Representative, Head of MINURSO

Diplomatic sources have revealed that the United Nations intends to appoint Canadian Elizabeth Spehar as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO). Ms. Spehar is currently serving as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 23/Jun/2021
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John Bolton: We threatened to use veto if Morocco and Polisario did not move towards referendum

Former US National Security Consultant John Bolton revealed that his conviction in the effectiveness of the referendum was what prompted him in 2018, to threaten the United States of America using its veto right against extending the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)…

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sumoudsh - 1 year ago at 23/Jun/2021
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Map of Western Sahara with its internationally recognized borders on official website of US State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs

The Bureau of African Affairs of the US State Department has placed a map of Africa with its international borders on the main front of the official website of the US State Department. The map of Western Sahara with its internationally recognized borders is clearly visible within the façade of…

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