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European Parliament: Intergroup on Western Sahara expresses solidarity with Saharawi students detained in Oudaya

Brussels, July 15, 2017 (SPS) - The Intergroup on Western Sahara in the European Parliament on Saturday expressed its solidarity with Saharawi students held in Oudaya, sentenced to heavy prison terms, urging the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini to take action to ensure that their rights are respected and the sentences pronounced against them "annulled".

Gdeim Izik prisoners call for their rights and freedom

Paris, July 14, 2017 (SPS) - Sahrawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group, detained at Salé prison (Morocco), have called for restoring their rights and freedom before the long-awaited verdict of the Rabat court of appeal, which postponed the sixth and final phase of the trial to 18 July.

Moroccan court rulings against Sahrawi student are in retaliation of their political positions (President of Republic)

Bir-Lehlu, July 10, 2017 (SPS) -  President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has affirmed that the unfair rulings issued by the Moroccan court against the Sahrawi students, known as the students group, were in retaliation of their political positions for the rights of the Sahrawi people.

Moroccan forces intervenes violently against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied Boujdour

Boujdour (Occupied Territories), July 8, 2017 (SPS) -  The Moroccan forces intervened violently to disperse peaceful Sahrawi demonstrators, who took to the streets in the occupied city of Boujdour, to express their solidarity with Sahrawi students detainees and condemn their mock trial and the harsh sentences issued against them.

The violent intervention of the Moroccan forces resulted in many injuries among the peaceful Sahrawi demonstrators. 

Violent intervention against Sahrawi demonstrators in occupied city of El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), July 1, 2017 (SPS) – The Moroccan forces intervened Friday violently against Sahrawi demonstrators in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, at the time when they took to the street to express their support and solidarity with the Sahrawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisoners and demand their release.

MEPs call for "urgent" investigation into situation of Gdeim Izik group prisoners

Brussels, 25 June 2017 (SPS) - The Intergroup on Western Sahara in the European Parliament on Saturday called on the UN Human Rights Council to conduct an "urgent" investigation into the situation of the Saharawi political prisoners of the "Gdeim Izik" group, denouncing the "dramatic" situation of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

Moroccan court of appeal in Marrakech postpones trial of Saharawi students

Marrakesh (Morocco) , June 23, 2017 (SPS) - The court of appeal of the Moroccan city of Marrakesh decided Thursday to postpone the trial of the Saharawi students until July 6, after their appearance in the court.

The Sahrawi students entered the courtroom wearing the Sahrawi national dress, Daraa, and chanted slogans calling for the self-determination and independence of the Saharawi people.

Report establishes iniquity of trial of Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group in Rabat

Paris, June 19, 2017 (SPS) - A report of the defense's observations on the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group before the Court of Appeal of Rabat establishes the unfairness of the trial and the lack of scientific and legal credibility of the charges against the accused.

Trial of Sahrawi Gdeim Izik group: Moroccan justice exploited to settle political scores

Paris, June 17, 2017 (SPS) - The lawyers of Sahrawi activists, tried by the Court of Appeal of Rabat, denounced Thursday, in Paris, the Moroccan justice which has been exploited to settle political scores after six months of hearings marked by the absence of proofs.

Sahrawi Gdeim Izik group subject to unfair trial, international organizations say

Rabat, June 16, 2017 (SPS) - The appeal proceedings of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group continued Thursday in Sale (Rabat) at a time when an international campaign is led to denounce the serious violations against the 24 political prisoners who are subject to an unfair trial.

 

The criminal chamber of the Court of Appeal of Sale resumed on June 5 the examination of the trial of these 24 political prisoners after four adjournments.

 

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