The Sahrawi pro-independence Polisario Front reminded on Sunday the organizers of the Africa Eco Race car rally that the whole Sahrawi territory is “a war zone” and warned them against the consequences of the passage of this race.
The organizers of the rally announced that the 2022 edition scheduled from October 15 to 30 would cross the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
The Sahrawis invited them, in a statement published by the Sahrawi news agency SPS, to “refrain” from “violating international legality.
The issue of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony considered a “non-self-governing territory” by the UN, has been opposed for decades by Morocco to the Polisario Front, supported by Algiers. Read more.