7th Polisario Front Summer University: Sahrawi delegation victim of harassment at Casablanca airport

Aaiun (Capital of occupied Western Sahara) August, 31 2016 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupying authorities harassed at the airport of Casablanca the members of the Sahrawi delegation after their participation in the Summer University of the executives of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, held in Boumerdes in Algeria.

The delegation, made up of human rights activists and former Sahrawi political prisoners, was victim of several types of harassment and intimidation, said the source.

The Moroccan authorities also isolated the Sahrawi activists and other passengers and started inspecting their luggage and personal things in a provocative and discriminatory manner.

This treatment by the Moroccan authorities has become a systematic and deliberate policy against all the Sahrawi human rights activists who travel in the occupied territories or abroad.

The 7th Summer University of the executives of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and Polisario Front, organized from 7 to 22 August in Boumerdes, was marked by the participation of about 400 Sahrawi executives, in addition to representatives of the Algerian civil society, foreign personalities who militate to protect the peoples’ right to self-determination.SPS

 

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