Mohamed Abdelaziz, Sahrawi politician, Died at 68

Mohamed Abdelaziz was born on August 17, 1947, and died on May 31, 2016.

He was a Sahrawi politician.

He was the 3rd Secretary General of the Polisario Front and President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic from 1976 until his death in 2016.

Mohamed Abdelaziz spoke Arabic and French.

He was reportedly nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, in 2001.

In December 2005, as leader of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz received AsociaciĆ³n Pro Derechos Humanos de EspaƱa’s “Human Rights International Prize.

Mohamed Abdelaziz passed away at 68 yrs old.