CONASADH reiterates the need for urgent UN mechanism establishment to monitor human rights in Western Sahara

Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories of the Saharawi Republic), May 29, 2019 (SPS) - The National Saharawi Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH) called for the establishment of an international mechanism for monitoring and reporting on the continuous and flagrant violations of human rights in the Occupied Areas of Western Sahara.

In a communiqué in which it examines the situation and the developments in the matter of human rights, and before the persistent Moroccan repression, the Sahrawi human right NGO asks the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Human Rights Council of the UN, for the urgent need for accelerate the creation of an independent mechanism of the United Nations or the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, MINURSO, to cover the reporting and protection of human rights in the ZZ.OO of Western Sahara and inform about it.

After expressing his solidarity and support with the Saharawi activists, he demanded that the occupation authorities release all the Sahrawi politicians, and open the territory to the press and international observers.

It has expressed its solidarity with the members of the Saharawi Association of Victims of Serious Human Rights Violations (ASVDH) and strongly condemns the decision of the Moroccan authorities to prevent the right to organize activities of human rights at its headquarters in the occupied city of El Aaiún.SPS