Deterioration of health condition of Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohammed Alhafed Izzah

Bouzkaren (Morocco), March 02, 2019 (SPS) - The local prison administration of Bouzkarn, Morocco, on Thursday transferred Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohammed Alhafed Izzah to a hospital in the city of Guelmim after a severe deterioration in his health condition.

He endured severe hard breathing due to asthma and inhumane detention conditions in Bouzkaren prison, in addition to the negative effects on his health after being placed in a cell that lacks proper health conditions, located in neighborhoods designated for prisoners of public rights.

Sahrawi political prisoner Yahya Mohammed Alhafed Izzah had undertaken several unlimited and warning hunger strikes since his arbitrary detention on 27 February 2008 in Tantan, southern Morocco. (SPS)

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