Workshop on Western Sahara in Geneva: Participants call on international community to speed up decisions

Geneva, September 25, 2016 (SPS) - Participants to a workshop on Western Sahara titled “Occupation and Humanitarian Law” organized in Geneva (Switzerland) called on the international community to speed up its decisions concerning the Western Sahara conflict said Friday.

The Sahrawi delegation participating in the works of the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva organized on Thursday, a workshop on the conflict in Western Sahara titled “Occupation and Humanitarian Law” and thus, in collaboration with the American association of human rights activists and British organizations “Liberation,” and “IVOR.”

During this meeting, the professor of international law at the University of Geneva, director of the department of international law, Marco Sassouli, reviewed the practices of the Moroccan occupier on one part, and international law on the other part, while calling on the international community to speed up its decisions concerning the conflict in Western Sahara.

The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council is taking place for the second consecutive week, in Geneva, and continues until the end of September with the participation of a Sahrawi delegation representing the occupied territories, the refugee camps and the Sahrawi community abroad. (SPS)

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