Chairwoman of Algerian-Sahrawi Parliamentary Committee of Friendship and Brotherhood calls for release of Sahrawi political prisoners

Sahaheed El Hafed, 4 April 2016 (SPS) - Chairwoman of the Algerian-Sahrawi Parliamentary Committee of Friendship and Brotherhood Ms. Saida Bounab called Sunday on the United Nations to intervene to release the Saharawi political prisoners in the Moroccan jails.

In a statement to Saharawi Sahrawi News Agency SPS, Ms. Saida Bounab urged the international community to support the 13 Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike and exert pressure on the Kingdom of Morocco to release them.

She also called for enabling them to their right in a fair trial as well as their release and dropping all false charges against them.

Ms. Saida Bounab is on a visit in the Sahrawi refugee camps accompanied by an Algerian delegation to participate in the International Day for Mine Awareness. (SPS)

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