MADRID-President of the Algerian National Committee for Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (CNASPS), Said Ayachi on Friday advocated vigilance regarding possible manoeuvres by Morocco to disrupt negotiations with the Polisario Front scheduled for next month in Geneva under the auspices of the UN.
SHAHEED AL HAFEED-The Polisario Front on Friday reaffirmed its willingness to cooperate with the United Nations for the decolonization of Western Sahara, and called the Security Council to bring the Kingdom of Morocco back to unconditioned negotiations.
BRUSSELS-Vice Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET), Anders Primdahl Vistisen highlighted the non-recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara under the debate on the draft EU-Morocco aiming at broadening tariff preferences to products from Western Sahara.
NEW YORK-The United Nations Envoy Host Kohler on Friday invited the Polisario Front to the first talks with Morocco in December in Geneva, which aim to revive the peace process in Western Sahara stalled since 2012, a close source told APS on Friday.
WASHINGTON- Morocco "plays the card of Iran" to obtain the support of the United States on Western Sahara question, said the American site al-Monitor, highlighting the political opportunism of Rabat which tries to weaken the position of the States United on this issue via its Israeli lobby in Washington.
Morocco: Thousands of sub-Saharan refugees, migrants targeted by cruel, unlawful crackdown (Amnesty International)Friday, 07 September 2018 16:49
RABAT (Morocco)- Moroccan authorities' large-scale crackdown on thousands of sub-Saharan migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, without due process, is cruel and unlawful, Amnesty International said Friday as the Moroccan government is carrying out intensive raids in the north of the country.
CASABLANCA (Morocco)- The leader of the social protest movement "Hirak" in Morocco, Nasser Zefzafi, who has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, went Thursday on hunger strike in protest of his conditions of detention, his father said.
BOUMERDES-Morocco, which “does not take any initiative” for a peaceful settlement of the Western Sahara conflict, “cannot continue impeding the UN advocated negotiation process” by imposing same conditions and pursuing the plundering of Western Sahara's wealth, said Wednesday Premier of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Mohamed Ouali Akik.
NEW YORK-After Special Envoy for Western Sahara Horst Kohler briefed the UN on his recent moves, the Polisario Front reiterated its willingness to engage in direct negotiations with the Kingdom of Morocco in accordance with resolution 2415 of the United Nations Security Council.
ALGIERS-Premier Ahmed Ouyahia received Sunday in Algiers the Personal Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Western Sahara, Horst Kohler, who is touring the region to revive the Polisario Front-Morocco negotiations process, said the Premier’s office in a statement.