LONDON- Adala UK, an organization based in London which deals with human rights in occupied Western Sahara, said it is “extremely concerned” about the extent of Moroccan intimidations and arbitrary detentions against Sahrawi journalists.
MADRID- Spanish parliamentary intergroups “Peace and freedom in Western Sahara,” met recently in Zaragoza, issued a statement in which they renew their commitments to the cause of Western Sahara and the right of the Sahrawi people to hold a referendum on self-determination.
BAMAKO-The Operational Coordination Mechanism (OCP) began Thursday in Timbuktu with the installation of a joint patrol part of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, resulting from the Algiers process, announced the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (Minusma).
PARIS- Morocco’s accusation against Iran for facilitating weapon delivery to the Polisario Front, via Lebanese movement Hezbollah is a “complete fabrication of Moroccans,” affirmed an Arab diplomat, cited by “Le Monde.”
ALGIERS- Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt reiterated Monday the need to implement the United Nations' Action Plan for the resolution of the Libyan crisis and create the most favourable conditions to make headway in accordance with the vision of the UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame, which promised to unveil proposals for a referendum or national elections shortly.
TIFARITI (Sahrawi Liberated Territories)- The Polisario Front destroyed in Tifariti an important stock of anti-personal mines under the supervision of the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and in accordance with the Call of Geneva.
NEW YORK – United Nations Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame on Monday called on Libyan leaders to advance the political process in order to hold elections in this country as soon as possible.
ALGIERS –The UN Action Plan for Libya faces certain political constraints that hinder its implementation, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said in Algiers on Monday, calling for creating favourable conditions for the organization of elections to enable Libyans overcome the crisis in their country.
TIFARITI (Sahrawi Liberated Territories)- President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, affirmed that the Moroccan Kingdom violated the international legality by its military invasion of Western Sahara on 31 October 1975 and also violated the international law and the international humanitarian law by committing horrible crimes against the Sahrawi people.
ALGIERS- Several national newspapers denounced Monday new Moroccan “provocations” and a “dangerous escalation” against Algeria following the different statements made by Moroccan officials seeking clearly to involve Algeria in the conflict of Western Sahara.