Moroccan authorities continue harassment of delegation participated in Summer University

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 29, 2016 (SPS) -The Moroccan authorities continued Sunday at the airport of El Aaiun, occupied territories of Western Sahara, harassment of the Saharawi delegation of human rights activists, procceded form Casablanca airport, where they had also suffered harassment and intimidation, after their participation in the Summer University recently held in the Wilaya of Boumerdas in Algeria.

As part of its policy of abuse, the Moroccan authorities separated the Saharawi activists from other passengers and began searching them provocatively and discriminatory, assaulting several members of the delegation such as Mahfuda Lefkir, whose part of her belongings was seized.

This treatment by Moroccan authorities has become a systematic and deliberate policy against all Saharawi human rights activists who cross the terrestrial, air and maritime borders to enter the occupied territories of Western Sahara. (SPS)

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