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Polisario Front

The Polisario Front, Frente Polisario, from the Spanish abbreviation of Frente Popular de Liberación de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro ("Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro") is a Sahrawi rebel national liberation movement working for the independence of Western Sahara from Morocco. The Polisario Front is an observer member of Socialist International.

The Polisario Front is a successor of 1950s and 1960s organization Movimiento para la Liberación del Sahara, of the city of Villa Cisneros.

Since 1979, the Polisario Front has been recognized by the United Nations as the representative of the people of Western Sahara.