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US State Department: We continue to support UN efforts to find just solution to Western Sahara issue

US State Department spokesperson, Ned Price, confirmed on Monday that his country would continue to support the United Nations process to find a just and lasting solution to the Western Sahara issue. In a press conference, the US official renewed Washington’s support for the work of the United Nations Mission…

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sumoudsh - 5 days ago at 22/Feb/2021
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EU follows developments in Western Sahara, supports UN efforts to find peaceful settlement

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, stated Monday that the European Union is closely following the situation in Western Sahara, especially after the developments that took place in Guerguerat that led to the outbreak of the war.…

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sumoudsh - 5 days ago at 22/Feb/2021
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Sahrawi army continues attacks on Moroccan occupation forces

The units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued their attacks against the Moroccan occupation forces for the 102nd consecutive day, said Sunday a communiqué of the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense. According to the communiqué "the advanced units of the SPLA carried out Sunday attacks against the positions of…

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sumoudsh - 6 days ago at 21/Feb/2021
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Family of Sahrawi human rights activist Sultana Khaya stages an open sit-in to protest against harassment of Moroccan occupation authorities

The family of Sahrawi human rights activist, Sultana Sedibrahim Khaya, announced Sunday an open sit-in in front of the family home, as the Moroccan occupation authorities continue their military siege of the house in the occupied city of Boujdour in defiance of all international norms and covenants. Formations of occupation…

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sumoudsh - 7 days ago at 20/Feb/2021
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American diplomat: Biden administration is reviewing Trump’s declaration on Western Sahara, contacts are under way in UN with regional actors

Chargé d’Affaires Conrad Tribble at the US Embassy in Spain revealed Saturday that President Joe Biden's administration is reviewing all decisions made by former President Trump, including the announcement of the recognition of the Moroccan alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara. In an interview with the Spanish daily El Pais, the…

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sumoudsh - 7 days ago at 20/Feb/2021
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Kerry Kennedy: ‘Biden must undo Trump’s damaging decision on Western Sahara’

Kerry Kennedy 19 Feb 2021 In August 2012, my daughter Mariah and I took part in an international human rights delegation trip to Western Sahara, where we met with hundreds and hundreds of victims of abuse. People there told us they had been threatened, beaten, raped, tortured and had family…

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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 18/Feb/2021
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27 U.S. senators call on Biden to reconsider Trump’s decision

Twenty-seven (27) members of the U.S. Congress addressed a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden asking him to "reverse" the decision of his predecessor, Donald Trump on the recognition of Morocco's alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara and to re-engage the United States in supporting the holding of a referendum on…

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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 18/Feb/2021
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After Burundi, Zambia withdraws its illegal consulate from occupied Western Sahara

The Zambian government on Wednesday revealed in a letter in response to what was circulated about the decision to close its illegal consulate from the occupied territories of Western Sahara that, “Zambia has no longer any consulate in Western Sahara, after the closure of the so-called Consulate General,” APS reported…

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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 18/Feb/2021
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Front Line Defenders: Ongoing harassment and intimidation against Sahrawi human rights defenders

17 February 2021 Front Line Defenders strongly condemns the increasing harassment by the Moroccan authorities against Sahrawi human rights defenders living in Western Sahara over the last few months which include physical surveillance on prominent human rights defenders, the use excessive force to disperse peaceful protests, the mistreatment of imprisoned…

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sumoudsh - 1 week ago at 17/Feb/2021
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British government follows up on developments of Moroccan assaults against Sahrawi militant Sultana Khaya

The British government is following up on the developments of the siege of the house of Sahrawi human rights activist Sultana Khaya, the British minister of state for the Middle East and North Africa, James Cleverly, has said. Asked by MP Alan Brown what steps the British government plans to…

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