Sahrawi political prisoners continue their unlimited hunger strikes in several Moroccan prisons

El-Aaiun (Occupied Zones) March 25, 2018 (SPS) - Sahrawi political prisoners has continued their unlimeted hunger strikes on their 16th day from the prisons of Quneitra, Ait Melloul and Tata, amid deteriorating health conditions resulting from the absence of the necessary health care and the lack of any serious dialogue by the Moroccan prison administration to meet their demands.

The Sahrawi political prisoners who are on unlimited hunger strike and who are deprived of all the rights guaranteed by international covenants and conventions, demand to be transferred to prisons in Western Sahara and be brought closer to their families to be in contact with them.

On this occasion, the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons appealed to international organizations to intervene urgently to exert pressure on the Moroccan state to stop their suffering and to enjoy their full legitimate rights as prisoners of conscience. (SPS)