Sahrawi National Committee of Human Rights visits 19 Moroccan drug traffickers detained in Tifariti

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territories), August 11, 2017 (SPS) - Sahrawi National Committee of Human Rights (CONASADH), has moved to Tifariti, in the Liberated Territories of the Saharawi Republic, in order to visit the detention center where the 19 Moroccan drug traffickers are detained, according to a statement of the Committee.   

"CONASADH delegation met with all the detainees, who assured it that their conditions are good in the center, where they enjoy optimal conditions of food, clothing and medicine," said the statement, indicating that the detainees acknowledged that “they were visited by a Saharawi medical team who had examined them".

CONASADH affirmed that the 19 Moroccan drug traffickers "had never been subjected to inhuman, degrading or ill treatment".

The statement clarified that the delegation and after "observing the conditions of the detainees, interviewing them and visiting the different facilities of the center, it was found that the detainees were in good health," and that the procedural rules of SADR were respected.

CONASADH "will do follow-up on the case in the framework of its competence, in order to ensure a fair trial for the detainees of Moroccan nationality", who were arrested in Western Sahara territory on July 16, transporting drugs, added the statement. (SPS)