WELLINGTON-Representative of the Polisario Front in Australia and New Zealand, Kamal Fadel, urged New Zealand to stop imports of Saharawi phosphates, saying that this illegal trade only "prolongs" the Moroccan occupation and thus "the repression of the Sahrawi people."
CHAHID EL HAFEDH- Four confirmed coronavirus cases and a first death were reported in the Sahrawi refugee camps, said Health Minister of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Kheira Bellaha, underlining the continued efforts of the State and medical teams to monitor the situation.
CHAHID EL HAFEDH- Minister of Sahrawi Cooperation, Fatma El Mehdi, announced the first four cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Sahrawi refugee camps, stressing that the strengthening of prevention measures by the Saharwi authorities, since the beginning of the pandemic, has delayed the registration of contamination cases.
RAMALLAH (Palestine)-Twenty-seven (27) Palestinians, including 10 children and 02 women, have been killed and 1,070 others wounded while 2,330 others have been captured by Israeli forces since the beginning of 2020, said a report released by Abdallah Hurani Centre for Studies and Documentation on the Israeli violations committed against the Palestinian people.
NEW YORK- The Security Council will hold an in-camera video-conference on Monday to discuss the crisis in Mali, after the failure of the mediation initiated by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
ADDIS ABABA- The Peace of Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) congratulated, at the end of its 935th meeting, the member States which held successfully peaceful presidential and legislative elections from September 2019 to June 2020, including Algeria.
GENEVA (Switzerland)- The Geneva Support Group for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Western Sahara called Thursday on the United Nations Security Council to include a chapter on human rights monitoring in the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum said Saturday that Algeria gives a great interest to the Malian conflict, shown in its efforts as chair of the monitoring committee of the Peace and Reconciliation Accord in Mali.
RAMALLAH-The Israeli occupation forces have committed 114 violations against Palestinian journalists since the beginning of 2020, including 21 agressions in last June, media said Wednesday quoting a report.
GENEVA- Namibia, via its permanent delegation to the United Nations Office in Geneva, said Thursday that it "will not go against the tide of history" on the issue of Western Sahara, noting its commitment to continue to defend the inalienable right of the Sahrawi people to independence.