Sydney AWSA commemorates Saharawi National Day 27 February

Sunday 27 February 2022 marked the 46th anniversary of the proclamation of the Saharawi Republic (SADR) following Spain’s abrupt withdrawal after almost a hundred years of colonialism.

On Friday 25 February In recognition of this anniversary the flag of Western Sahara was raised in solidarity at Leichhardt Town Hall by Inner West Council Mayor Darcy Byrne.

(Image: Shane Teehan)

Also attending the flag-raising ceremony were Jamie Parker MP, Kamal Fadel (Polisario Representative Australia and New Zealand), Lesley Osborne, Secretary of the Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) and members of AWSA.