President of Republic welcomes resistance of Saharawi political prisoners

Bir Lehlu, July 31, 2016 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, affirmed that the political prisoners today lead the peaceful resistance in the occupied territories of Western Sahara and the South of Morocco.

In a letter addressed to Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, the President of the Republic underlined that "they paint the tables of glory and write history pages that will remain engraved in the collective memory of Saharawi people, for which they give the best example of faithfulness to martyrs".

"You have asserted through your incomparable strength and challenge to the arrogance and tyranny of the Moroccan occupying forces, your hunger strikes and refusal to submit to the colonizer despite forms of abuse, torture and harassment," highlighted the President of the Republic.

"The maneuvers of the Moroccan occupation state will not deceive the Sahrawis, they reflect the confusion of Moroccan torturers after their failure to break the will of the Sahrawi people. Morocco's new maneuvers aim to prolong the tragedy of this people, but at the same time they represent a defeat for Morocco, "he said.

"The fact of transferring the Saharawi prisoners in front of a civil court is recognition of the illegality of the trial of Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik, and consequently they should be released," he added.

The trial of these Sahrawi political prisoners in front of a martial court is "unfair and constitutes a blatant violation of law and legitimacy, the price of which Morocco has to pay ", he said, calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the Sahrawi political prisoners.

The legality of the cause, your resistance and that of your companions in the Moroccan prisons, the support of the masses of the Intifada of independence and Sahrawi people in general, and the efforts of organizations and associations of human rights and friends of the just Sahrawi cause in the world obliged the Moroccan authorities to revise the illegal trial of Sahrawi political prisoners. (SPS)