Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons: EU concerned over ill-treatment

Strasbourg, Jan 09, 2019 (SPS) - The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, said on Friday, January 5 at a hearing in the European Parliament, that the European Union It closely follows the situation of the Saharawi prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group who are being held in Moroccan prisons.

The head of European diplomacy stressed that the EU regularly expresses its "concerns over the cases of mistreatment and impunity suffered by Saharawi political prisoners condemned by Moroccan courts." SPS

 

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