Occupied zones

Aminatou Haidar calls on UN to assume its responsibility in Western Sahara

EL-Aaiun, 3 July 2021 (SPS) - President of the Sahrawi Body against Moroccan occupation (ISACOM), Aminatou Haidar, called on the United Nations to assume its responsibility and to conduct urgent and thorough investigations into the human rights violations committed by Morocco in the occupied Sahrawi cities.

ISACOM "welcomes decision of European Parliament condemning Morocco"

Occupied El Aaiun, 13 June 2021 (SPS) – President of the Sahrawi Body against the Moroccan occupation (ISACOM), Aminatou Haidar welcomed, Friday, the decision of the European Parliament which unanimously condemns Morocco for blackmailing Spain by exploiting minors in "a purely inhuman and immoral collective immigration."

Moroccan occupation authorities refer Sahrawi media activist Yahdih Essabi to prison after undergoing interrogation

Occupied Dakhla, June 07, 2021 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation authorities have referred the Sahrawi media activist, Yahdih Khalihenna Abdelaziz Essabi, to Tawarta prison in occupied Dakhla, after he was interrogated about his journalistic activity and his filming of a Moroccan military barracks, according to the Collective of Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA).  

Extension of police custody period of Sahrawi journalist Yahdih Jalihenna Abdelaziz Essabi

Dakhla (Occupied Territories), 31 May 2021 (SPS) - Saharawi journalist and former political prisoner Yahadih Jalihenna Abdelaziz Essabi was presented on Sunday before the office the general prosecutor in the occupied city of Dakhla, Western Sahara, which extended the period of his police custody by 72 hours following his arrest. 

Families of 15 abducted Sahrawis demand from Morocco to reveal their children's fate

Occupied El Aiun, 26 December 2020 (SPS) - The committee of the families of the 15 kidnapped Sahrawi people has attributed, to the Moroccan occupation authorities, the full and direct responsibility over the disappearing of their children since 25 December 2005, demanding that they reveal where they, as well as the other missing Sahrawi people (victims of forced disappearance) are detained.

Sahrawi Journalists, Writers in Europe condemn Morocco's aggression against activists

Madrid (Spain), 26 December 2020 (SPS) - The League of Sahrawi Journalists and Writers in Europe has strongly condemned the barbaric aggression against Sahrawi activists in occupied El Aiun and Boudjdour by Moroccan occupation forces, expressing its unconditional solidarity with all the victims of Morocco's machine of repression.

Sahrawi civilian prisoner Brahim Dedi Ismaili initiates warning hunger strike at Ait Meloul 2 prison

Ait Melloul (Morocco), 27 September 2020 (SAPS) - Sahrawi civilian prisoner, Brahim Dedi Ismaili, who is serving an unjust and harsh life imprisonment sentence at the local prison of Ait Meloul 2, in the suburbs of the Moroccan city of Agadir, initiated on Friday a 24-hour warning hunger strike, said the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners, citing family sources.

Sahrawi civilian prisoner wages warning hunger strike in Morocco

Tiflet (Morocco), 8 August 2020 (SPS) - Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mohamed Hasena Ahmed-Salem Bourial, in the local prison of Tiflet 2, Morocco, on Friday announced waging a warning hunger strike for 24 hours in protest against the discrimination and racist practices to which he is subjected to in the prison.

Sahrawi civilian prisoner starts warning hunger strike in Morocco

Kenitra (Morocco), 3 August 2020 (SPS) - Sahrawi civil prisoner, Abdelah Wali Ahmed Ramadan Al-Khafouni, decided to enter a warning hunger strike in a protest against the difficult detention conditions, according to the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners.

Loss of contact with Sahrawi civilian prisoner under Covid-19 pandemic

Ait Melloul (Morocco), 25May 2020 (SPS) - The family of Sahrawi civilian prisoner Mohamed Saleh Dada, in a telephone conversation with the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons, announced the loss of contact with its son for the past three weeks, who has been unfairly sentenced to 10 years in prison in the Ait Melloul prison 1, in southern Moroccan city of Agadir.


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