Unfair sentences against Saharawi journalists in the Occupied Territories of Western Sahara

Guelmim, (Southern Morocco), Oct 18, 2018 (SPS) ¬ The Court of Appeal of the city of Guelmim, issued, on Monday, harsh and unjust sentences against media activists and Sahrawi human rights activists, according to the League for the protection of Saharawi prisoners in Moroccan prisons.

The convicted Saharawi activists are Abdullah Mouloud Al-Husain (Ferdous), who was sentenced to 30 months in prison and Abdel Karim Lemhmeden to 30 days in prison, suspended his execution.

The two Saharawi media activists were condemned by the Moroccan occupation in retaliation for their activities in favor of human rights, since they are members of the Saharawi Media Observatory for the Documentation of Human Rights violations.

It should be noted that the activist Abdullah Fardous, was imprisoned on September 9, 2018 by the Moroccan occupation forces in the city of Gulemim, in southern Morocco, where he was sentenced to an initial sentence of two months in a lightning trial, which confirms the policy of the sentences prepared in advance by the occupation against the Saharawi activists. SPS