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Members of delegation from occupied territories beaten, one of them arrested by Moroccan authorities

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities on Saturday to intervened violently against members of the delegation of the occupied territories at the airport of the occupied city of El-Aaiun, following their participating in Algiers in the works of the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi  State Executives.

Some members of the delegation were beaten by the Moroccan occupation forces.

M'barak Daudi starts hunger strike in protest of assault on his family

Bouzakarn (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi political prisoner M'barak Daudi initiated Saturday a hunger strike of 48 hours in his cell at the local prison in Bouzakarn, Morocco, in protest of a physical assault on his family.

The 62-year-old Saharawi political prisoner carried out this hunger strike despite his deteriorated health situation. Daudi had been transferred several times to health centers due to his critical health situation.

Moroccan authorities intervene violently against Sahrawi citizens on coast of Afim El Wad

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories),  August 27, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces on Friday raided dozens of Sahrawi tents on the coast of Afim El Wad, 25 kilometers west to the occupied city of El Aaiun, which left many of injuries among Sahrawi citizens.

Moroccan authorities harass delegation of human rights activists following their participation in Summer University

Casablanca (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities at the Casablanca airport harassed and provoked the delegation of human rights activists from the occupied territories of Western Sahara on their way back from Algiers, where they participated in the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi State Executives held in the Algerian city of Boumerdes.

AFAPREDESA calls for investigation into Moroccan repression against Father Deida and his family

Shaheed El-Hafed, August 12, 2017 (SPS) - The Association of Families of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared (AFAPREDESA), called on the international society for creation of an international committee to investigate the repression committed by Morocco against Father Deida Ould Al-Yazid And his family in the occupied city of El-Aaiun.

Moroccan forces intervene “violently” against Sahrawi protestors in occupied city of El Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), August 5, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces intervened violently against Sahrawi protestors in Al-Mustaqbal neighborhood in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, resulting in a number of serious injuries among the protesters, according to a Sahrawi human rights source.

Sand plundered from Western Sahara covers beach in Canary Islands

London, July 29, 2017 (SPS) - Tauro beach in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), once rocky, has been covered in sand illegally taken from the last African colony, Western Sahara, as noted by an investigation conducted by British newspaper the Guardian published on Saturday.

President of Republic calls on AU Commission for release of Sahrawi political prisoners

Bir-Lehlu (SADR), July 29, 2017 - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Gali, has called on the Commission of the African Union to work for the release of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and all Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons.

Swedish parliamentary network for Western Sahara calls for independent international investigation into torture of Gdeim Izik prisoners

Stockholm, July 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Swedish parliamentary network for Western Sahara has demanded an independent international investigation into the torture practices against prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and the rest of the Saharawi prisoners held in the prisons of the Moroccan occupation.

President of Republic calls on AU for release of Sahrawi political prisoners

Bir-Lehlu, July 28, 2017 (SPS) -  President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, called on the African Union to intervene in order to expedite the release of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group and all Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons.

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