Permanent Office of National Secretariat reiterates call for immediate release of all Sahrawi civilian prisoners in Moroccan jails

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 16 May 2020 (SPS) - The permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has renewed its demand for the United Nations to assume its responsibility in order to accelerate the release of all Sahrawi civilian prisoners in the Moroccan jails, in a statement concluding its meeting on Friday, chaired by the President of the Republic, Secretary-General the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali.

After condemning the unfair sentence against Sahrawi civilian prisoner, Khatri Faraji Dada, the Permanent Office held the Moroccan occupation state fully responsible for the consequences of keeping the Sahrawi civilian prisoners in unjust and arbitrary detention, especially under the widespread of coronavirus disease in the Moroccan prisons.

The Permanent Office congratulated Sahrawi civilian prisoners, Mahfuda Bamba Lafkir, her family and the entire Sahrawi people, on the occasion of her release from the black Moroccan prison cells, with dignity, despite the will of the invading occupiers.

The Permanent Office expressed its strong condemnation of the unjust detention of Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mahfuda Lafkir, her separation from her family, mock trial, unfair sentence, physical and psychological torture and violations of the most basic human rights.

The meeting addressed a number of issues, through briefings and presentations, which touched on various aspects of national affairs, both internally and externally, focusing on the situation resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, particularly the situation in the occupied territory of Western Sahara and southern Morocco. (SPS)