An Appeal to the United Nations for the Self Determination for Sahrawis

The Sahrawis Community in USA – Self determination is not a de stabilizing concept. Self determination and democracy go hand in hand. If democracy means the rule of the people, by the people, for the people, then the principle of self determination secures that no one people may rule another – and herein lies its enduring appeal. Therefore, sahrawis are no exception to this especially that they are a minority in North Africa. All peoples have the right of self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development, Article 1.1, The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966. The principle and fundamental right of self-determination is firmly established in international law…” Barcelona UNESCO Conference 1998.

The belief that each nation has a right to constitute an independent state and determine its own government is an essential and an instrumental element in the world stability. Sahrawis have long dreamt of an independent country where their children can grow freely and build their own country. Sigue leyendo