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May 2024

Solution to conflict lies in exercise of Sahrawi people's right to self-determination

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New York (United Nations), 31 May 2024 (SPS) - The Polisario Front's representative to the UN and coordinator with MINURSO, Sidi Mohamed Omar, stated that the basis of the solution to the Western Sahara conflict lies in the Sahrawi people's exercise of its inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

SPLA units target bases of Moroccan occupation soldiers in the Mahbas sector

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Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), May 30, 2024 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army targeted rear bases of Moroccan occupation soldiers in the Mahbas sector, causing heavy losses of life and equipment.

According to the military communiqué issued by the Central Directorate of the Political Governorate of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army, advanced detachments of the Sahrawi army carried out concentrated bombardments on Wednesday, targeting the enemy's rear bases in the Amheibes al-Ramth area and in the Aaged Aragan area in the Mahbas sector.

The Director of the National Archives received by his Algerian counterpart

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Algeria, May 30, 2024 (SPS) – The Director of the National Archives Mr. Larbi Ould Abeicher, was received by the Director General of the Algerian National Archives Mr. Mohamed Bounaama, within the framework of the relations of cooperation and solidarity that link the Sahrawi and Algerian institutions.

The meeting touched on relations of support and cooperation in many fields and ways to develop them, especially in the field of training, exchanging visits, and benefiting from the extensive Algerian experience in the field of archives and digitization.

Sahrawi Embassy in Ecuador organizes an academic seminar on the occasion of Africa Day

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Quito (Ecuador), May 30, 2024 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Embassy in Ecuador, in cooperation with the University of Tifariti and the Center for Studies for Africa, the Middle East and Asia, organized an academic seminar entitled “Legacy and Challenges of the Africa and South America Summits,” on the occasion of Africa Day.

Sahrawi civilian prisoner in Morocco is subjected to harassment

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Tiflet 2 (Morocco), May 29, 2024 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities of the local prison Tiflet 2 subjected the Sahrawi civilian prisoner within the Gdeim Izik group, Mohamed Lamin Abidin Hadi, to harassment and searched his cell in a provocative and insulting manner, and destroyed many of his books and belongings.

The Prime Minister receives a reply message from his Kenyan counterpart

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Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), May 29, 2024 (SPS) – The Member of the National Secretariat, Prime Minister, Mr. Boushraya Hamoudi Beiun, received a reply message from the Prime Minister of Kenya, Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Mr. Musalia Mudavadi, in response to the congratulatory message sent by the Sahrawi Prime Minister on the occasion of the conclusion of the Africa Summit on Fertilizer and Soil Health, which Kenya hosted jointly with the African Union Commission from May 7 to 10 in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

The Representative of the Polisario Front in Australia participates in the celebrations commemorating Africa Day

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Canberra (Australia), May 28, 2024 (SPS) - The Representative of the Polisario Front in Australia, Mr. Mohamed Fadel Kamal, participated in the celebrations commemorating Africa Day organized by the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Australia on Tuesday evening.

The celebrations were attended by members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Australia, officials of the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in addition to members of Parliament, and members of the African community residing in Australia.

Spanish Popular Party obtains support of Congress of Deputies to isolate unilateral position of Prime Minister regarding Western Sahara

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Madrid, May 27, 2024 (SPS) - The Spanish Popular Party (Partido Popular) has managed to obtain the support of all the political forces represented within the legislative body, with the exception of the members of the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), in order to isolate the unilateral and illegal position of the Spanish Prime Minister regarding the conflict in Western Sahara.

Polisario Front representative in Ireland participates in Africa Day celebration

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Dublin (Ireland), May 25, 2024 (SPS) - Polisario Front Representative in Ireland Mr. Nafei Rais participated Saturday, in the celebration of Africa Day organized by the Africa Solidarity Network in Ireland.

The event was attended by members of the diplomatic corps, guests from Irish society, and members of the African community in the country.

Ugandan personalities and organizations express support for struggle of Sahrawi people

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Kampala (Uganda) May 26, 2024 (SPS) - Several African and Ugandan organizations expressed their support for the cause of the Sahrawi people in their struggle to liberate he last remaining colony in Africa.

The support was voiced during the celebration of Africa Day in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, which coincides with May 25th. The event was co-hosted by the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, alongside African ambassadors accredited to the country. The Minister of Defense attended the event as a representative of President Yoweri Museveni.

SPLA targets occupation soldiers' entrancements in Amgala sector

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Bir Lehlou (Liberated Territories), 25 May 2024 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) targeted entrancements of occupation soldiers in the Amgala sector.

A military statement issued by the central directorate of the political commissariat of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army indicated that advanced detachments of Sahrawi army carried out concentrated shelling targeting enemy entrancements in the Amkli Deshra region in the Amgala sector.

Russia supports  solution consistent with international legality in Western Sahara

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Moscow (Russia), 25 May 2024 (SPS) - As part of the consultations between the United Nations and influential powers in the UN Security Council on the Sahrawi issue, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, Alexander Ivanko, held Friday two separate meetings today at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Wilaya of Boujdour hosts th First Media Conference in solidarity with the Sahrawi People

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Wilaya of Boujdour, May 1, 2024 (SPS) - The First Media Conference in Solidarity with the Sahrawi People is held on Thursday in the wilaya of Boujdour under the slogan "A Media Overview on the Western Sahara Issue and its Developments, Current Issues and Double Standards" on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Union of Workers of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de Oro (UGTSARIO) and World Press Freedom Day.

Many foreign delegations and a large audience of journalists, writers and researchers are participating in this conference.

UGTSARIO  congratulates workers on their International Day

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Shaheed El Hafed, May 1, 2024 (SPS) - The General Union of Workers of Saguia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro (UGTSARIO ) has congratulated workers on their International Day, which falls on May 1st of each year.

In a statement, issued Wednesday by the Union, it emphasizes that workers around the world are in dire need of defending the values of justice, equality, and respect for all conventions and laws in force, and not succumbing to the policy of double standards in dealing with our national and international issues.

Kuwaiti Progressive Movement hails struggle of Sahrawi People

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Shaheed El-Hafed, May 1, 2024 (SPS) - The Kuwaiti Progressive Movement pays tribute to the just struggle of the Sahrawi people and their just cause.

In a statement issued on the occasion of International Workers' Day, May 1st, the Kuwaiti Progressive Movement expresses its support for the struggle of the Sahrawi people, reiterating its solidarity with it until it achieve freedom and independence. The movement also expresses its unwavering solidarity with the Sahrawi working class.

Prime Minister chairs Council of Ministers Meeting

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Shaheed El-Hafed, May 1, 2024 (SPS) - The Prime Minister, Mr. Bushraya Hamoudi Beyoun, chaired Wednesday a meeting of the Council of Ministers,  at the headquarters of the Prime Minister's office.

The meeting comes after the fourth session of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front and the process of circulating its outcomes at the regional and local levels, as well as within the government apparatus.

Sahrawi people declare their support and solidarity with USMA

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Shaheed El-Hafed, May 1, 2024 (SPS) - The authorities and the people of the Smara province in the Mahbes district organized a solidarity march to express their appreciation for the stance taken by the Algerian Union Sportive de la Médina d'Alger (USMA) in the African Confederation Cup of Football. They hailed the team's "stand for truth, values, and the noble principles in line with the victorious November Revolution."