Western Sahara – 30 June 2014

President Abdelaziz hails AU designation of special envoy to Western Sahara

Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz hailed the designation, by the African Union (AU), of the former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, special envoy to Western Sahara.? ?Sahrawi President expressed, in a speech during a debate on the AU Peace and Security Council report, his country’s consideration for the “permanent” follow-up of Western Sahara issue by AU peace and security council and commission.

Sahara Press Service

House of Lords questions government on human rights violations in Western Sahara
The Independent British Lord John Stevens asked Friday government about the efforts it is doing with regard to Morocco’s respect to human rights in Western Sahara.

Lord John Stevens asked the UK government what efforts they are making in respect of Morocco´s international human rights obligations in regard to the citizens of Western Sahara; and what steps they have taken in respect of neutralising the Moroccan wall and associated weaponry.

Sahara Press Service