ALGIERS-Broadening the Mission of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to human rights monitoring has become “a must” given the latest developments, said the Representative of the Polisario Front in Germany Nadjet Handi.
LONDON- Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism to the British Shadow Cabinet Alex Sobel called on his government to intervene in the situation of Sahrawi political detainees in the Moroccan prisons, notably that of the political prisoner Yahia Mohamed El Hafedh Iza in the prison of Bouizakarne in the south of Morocco, and whose family doesn’t know the fate since last 9 October.
ALGIERS-The international community, led by the United Nations (UN), “must decolonize” Western Sahara by organizing a free and legal self-determination referendum, in accordance with the international law, in order to “ensure peace and stability” in the region, said Monday Chairman of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Bouzid Lazhari.
LONDON – The region’s stability "is inevitably dependent" on a final and permanent solution, as soon as possible, of Western Sahara question, said Sunday Algerian former diplomat and Minister Abdelaziz Rahabi.
ALGIERS- Sahrawi ambassador to Algeria Abdelkader Taleb Omar said Saturday that Morocco has been mobilizing demonstrators to back its colonial schemes, using "threat, intimidation or Conscience purchases."
CHAHID EL HAFEDH- The minister of Information and spokesman of the government of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Hamada Selma, warned Friday against Morocco's "expansionist designs" in the region, stressing that Morocco occupation authorities do not respect the constitutive act of the African Union under which the member States undertake to respect the inherited colonial borders.
CANBERRA - Kamal Fadel, representative of the Polisario Front in Australia, said the Sahrawis are tired of waiting for a "mirage" promised by the UN in reference to self-determination referendum, while the international community is accused of having brought no response to the ceasefire violation by Morocco in El Guerguarat in the southwest of Western Sahara.
ROME (Italy)- President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Ghali said Morocco "assumes full responsibility" for the outcome of the situation in the region after it had declared, on November 13, war on Sahrawi people and the military aggression on the civilian protesters near the illegal breach of El-Guerguerat, in the southwest of Western Sahara.
BIR LAHLOU (Sahrawi Republic)- The Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army announced Wednesday that its units “conducted intense attacks along the wall of humiliation and shame, targeting several entrenchment sites of the Moroccan occupation forces, causing them significant damage.
BAMAKO- Malian Prime Minister, Head of Government, Moctar Ouane, said Monday that the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, which emerged from the Algiers Process, is one of the key priorities of the Malian transition authorities.