UNFA reiterates its support for Saharawi cause and Saharawi women struggle

Algiers, February 16, 2017 (SPS) -The secretary general of the National Union of Algerian Women (NFA), Nouria Hafsi, on Wednesday reiterated in Algiers her organization's support for the Saharawi cause and the struggle of Saharawi women, calling for The combination of efforts, particularly at the international level, for the restoration of the rights plundered in the last colony in Africa.

The National Union of Algerian Women "reiterates its support for the Saharawi cause and the struggle of the Saharawi women against the Moroccan occupier," said Hafsi during a meeting in support of the Saharawi cause on the sidelines of the forum of " El-Mujahid.

She said UNFA was working to "make known the difficult situation facing Saharawi women in the occupied territories, in particular the repression exerted on them by the Moroccan occupier".

The National Union of Algerian Women "is also working to support the Saharawi women in the international network of support to the Saharawi cause created in Algeria in 2012", added the intervener.

After highlighting the role of UNFA in favor of the Saharawi cause at the African level, Hafsi said her organization was in permanent contact with the National Union of Saharawi Women, particularly in the Saharawi refugee camps.

A meeting in support of the Saharawi cause was organized on the sidelines of the El-Moudjahid forum with the participation of the French activist Claude Mangin who was prevented from entering Morocco to visit her husband, the Saharawi militant Naâma Asfari , Imprisoned by the Moroccan occupation authorities for six (6) years following his conviction by a Moroccan military court to thirty (30) years of imprisonment.SPS

 

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