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Moroccan forces use violence against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied capital

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), April 22, 2019 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces on Monday intervened violently against Sahrawi demonstrators in the occupied capital of Western Sahara, El-Aaiun, who came out in conjunction with the trial of Sahrawi political prisoner Ali Salem Boudjemaa Saadouni.

Sahrawi political prisoner subjected to ill-treatment

Tiflet (Morocco), April 20, 2019 (SPS) - The local prison administration of Tiflet 2, Morocco, on Friday morning ransacked Sahrawi political prisoner, Bashir Abid Mahdar Khada, one of the Gdeim Izik group, in a humiliating and degrading manner. 

Sahrawi political prisoner Embarak Daoudi released after years of unjust imprisonment

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), March 28, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi political prisoner Embarak Daoudi was freed on Thursday following expiration of unjust sentence issued against him five years ago by the Moroccan occupation authorities.

Nearly 200 NGOs denounce Mbarek Daoudi’s detention conditions

Geneva, March 24, 2019 (SPS) - Nearly 200 NGOs denounced on Friday detention conditions of Sahrawi human rights defender Mbarek Daoudi, despite the opinion made by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

Last August, the working group on arbitrary detention of the UN Human Rights Council adopted an opinion regarding the detention of Mbarek Daoudi.

Sahrawi political prisoner Mohamed Bourial starts unlimited hunger strike

Tiflet (Morocco), March 18, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi political prisoner of Gdeim Izik group, Mohamed Bourial, has announced at Tiflet 2 prison, east of Rabat, that he will initiated an unlimited hunger as from Wednesday. 

According to the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners, the hunger strike comes in protest against the harsh conditions of detention

Moroccan forces use violence against Sahrawi pupil

Boujdour (Occupied Territories), March 17, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi student Brahim Babiet was brutally attacked on Saturday by Moroccan forces in front of the so-called Omar Bin Al-Khattab Preparatory School in the occupied city of Boujdour, on the background of his activism in the school movement, leaving him with injured elbow. 

Moroccan forces use violence against Sahrawi women in occupied El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), March 9, 2019 (SPS) - Moroccan forces on Friday intervened violently against Sahrawi women who went out to demonstrate in the occupied capital  of Western Sahara, El-Aaiun, on International Women's Day.

The occupation forces have besieged Sahrawi women in the area of the so-called Colomina before they intervened violently, which led to many casualties among some of them with serious injuries.

Deterioration of health condition of Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohammed Alhafed Izzah

Bouzkaren (Morocco), March 02, 2019 (SPS) - The local prison administration of Bouzkarn, Morocco, on Thursday transferred Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohammed Alhafed Izzah to a hospital in the city of Guelmim after a severe deterioration in his health condition.

Ministry of Occupied Territories and Communities calls for sit-ins

Shaheed Alhafed, February 2, 2019 (SPS) - The Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Communities has called for sit-ins on February 6, in front of the European Parliament in Brussels and the Occupied city of El-Aaiun, and another sit-in on February 12, in Strasbourg.

Sahrawi community in Tenerife organizes solidarity platform with repatriated Sahrawi activist

Tenerife (Canary Islands) January 27, 2018 (SPS) - The Sahrawi community in Tenerife organized, on Saturday at the headquarters of the Canarian Association of Solidarity with the Sahrawi people, a solidarity platform with Sahrawi student and activist Hussein Ould Bashir Ould Brahim who was forcibly repatriated by the Spanish authorities to Morocco.


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