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Sahrawi political prisoners’ trial takes worrying turn

Paris- The trial of the Sahrawi political prisoners, which resumed on June 5 in Rabat, has taken a worrying turn with the pleading of the civil parties which want to add the charges of domestic terrorism, said Monday the Association of Friendship with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (AFSADR).

Moroccan forces brutally repress peaceful Sahrawi protest in occupied El-Aaiun

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), June 12, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan occupying forces brutally dispersed protesters, who staged a peaceful demonstration in the occupied city of El-Aaiun on Saturday to express their solidarity with Sahrawi political prisoners and denounce the occupation policies in the region, said sources from El-Aaiun.

The brutal intervention left scores injured, some of them seriously injured were rushed to hospital, said the sources.

Gdeim Izik trial: Polisario Front denounces illegal, immoral practices

Bir-Lahlou (Liberated Territories), June 12, 2017 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the Polisario Front's Secretary General has denounced the "illegal and immoral" practices marring the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik and "gross violations" against them.

Paloma Lopez denounces "arbitrary" conviction of Saharawi journalist Waleed Al Batal

Brussels, June 10, 2017 (SPS) - MEP Paloma Lopez denounced the "arbitrary" nature of the accusations and court proceedings that led to the 14-month prison sentence imposed on Sahrawi journalist Waleed Al Batal, urging the European Union (EU) Put pressure on the Moroccan authorities of occupation to obtain his release, as well as that of his father Salek Al Batal.

Moroccan court postpones trial of Gdeim Izik prisoners

Salé (Morocco), May 19, 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan court has postponed the trial of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik until June 5, according to a Sahrawi human rights source from the occupied territories.

According to the source, the court decided to postpone the judgment after two weeks of hearings that witnessed numerous violations of the right of the prisoners in a fair trial.

Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik appear before Salé court

Rabat (Morocco) 8 May 2017 (SPS) - The first session of the trial of Sahrawi political prisoners, Gdeim Izik, opened Monday, at the Moroccan Court of appeal in Salé, within the framework of the fourth round of their trial.

Since the early hours of Monday morning, the Moroccan authorities have brought dozens of thugs who have intimidated the families of the prisoners and their supporters in an attempt to disrupt their peaceful and civilized demands.

Moroccan forces assault Sahrawi activist on hunger strike

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories) May 7, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces intervened violently on Saturday morning against Saharawi political activist on hunger strike Sidi-Mohamed Alouat, in front of his house in the so-called Inaash neighborhood in the occupied city of El Aaiun.

Moroccan forces intervene violently against Sahrawi protesters in occupied Smara

Smara (Occupied Territories), May 1, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan forces intervened violently, Saturday evening in the occupied city of Smara, against Sahrawi demonstrators came out in solidarity with human rights activists on unlimited hunger strike Hamadi Naciri and Kabal Jawda.

Serious deterioration in health status of activists Hammadi Naciri, Kabal Jawda

Smara (Occupied Territories), May 1, 2017 (SPS) - Human rights activists Hammadi Naciri and Kabal Jawda live in a very poor health conditions as a result of the complications of the unlimited hunger strike that they have been waging for 14 consecutive days to demand their legitimate rights.

President of Republic urges UN to ensure security and safety of Saharawis in occupied territories

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territories), April 17, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, called on UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to intervene "urgently" to ensure the Security and safety of the Saharawi civilians who have been victims of the Moroccan repression because of their claim of their legitimate rights to self-determination and independence.

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