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Families of Sahrawi prisoners "Gdeim Izik" group denounce forced transfers to other Moroccan jails

Madrid, Sep 18, 2017 (SPS) - The relatives and the families of the Sahrawi political prisoners, unfairly detained following the violent dismantling of the Gdeim Izik camp by the Moroccan forces in 2010, have denounced Monday the forced  transfers of these prisoners to six Moroccan prisons which are very far from the occupied city of Al-Ayun.

Moroccan forces transfer Gdeim Izik prisoners to other Moroccan prisons

Al-Arjat Prison (Morocco), Sep 16, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces on Saturday carried out the abusive transfer of Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik from Al-Arjat prison to other Moroccan prisons, according to a Saharawi media source.

The families of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group confirmed that Al-Arjat prison guards attacked the prisoners' cells and forcibly transferred them to other prisons.

Moroccan forces rebuke Sahrawi peaceful protestors in occupied El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), September 10, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces intervened, violently on Saturday in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, against peaceful Sahrawi protestors, mostly unemployed, who were demonstrating to demand their legitimate rights and condemn the grave depletion of the wealth of the Sahrawi people.

The violent intervention resulted in many injuries among the demonstrators.

Members of delegation from occupied territories beaten, one of them arrested by Moroccan authorities

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities on Saturday to intervened violently against members of the delegation of the occupied territories at the airport of the occupied city of El-Aaiun, following their participating in Algiers in the works of the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi  State Executives.

Some members of the delegation were beaten by the Moroccan occupation forces.

M'barak Daudi starts hunger strike in protest of assault on his family

Bouzakarn (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi political prisoner M'barak Daudi initiated Saturday a hunger strike of 48 hours in his cell at the local prison in Bouzakarn, Morocco, in protest of a physical assault on his family.

The 62-year-old Saharawi political prisoner carried out this hunger strike despite his deteriorated health situation. Daudi had been transferred several times to health centers due to his critical health situation.

Moroccan authorities intervene violently against Sahrawi citizens on coast of Afim El Wad

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories),  August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces on Friday raided dozens of Sahrawi tents on the coast of Afim El Wad, 25 kilometers west to the occupied city of El Aaiun, which left many of injuries among Sahrawi citizens.

Moroccan authorities harass delegation of human rights activists following their participation in Summer University

Casablanca (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities at the Casablanca airport harassed and provoked the delegation of human rights activists from the occupied territories of Western Sahara on their way back from Algiers, where they participated in the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi State Executives held in the Algerian city of Boumerdes.

AFAPREDESA calls for investigation into Moroccan repression against Father Deida and his family

Shaheed El-Hafed, August 12, 2017 (SPS) - The Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA), called on the international society for creation of an international committee to investigate the repression committed by Morocco against Father Deida Ould Al-Yazid And his family in the occupied city of El-Aaiun.

Moroccan forces intervene “violently” against Sahrawi protestors in occupied city of El Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 5, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces intervened violently against Sahrawi protestors in Al-Mustaqbal neighborhood in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, resulting in a number of serious injuries among the protesters, according to a Sahrawi human rights source.

Sand plundered from Western Sahara covers beach in Canary Islands

London, July 29, 2017 (SPS) - Tauro beach in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), once rocky, has been covered in sand illegally taken from the last African colony, Western Sahara, as noted by an investigation conducted by British newspaper the Guardian published on Saturday.


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