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President of Republic demands “immediate and unconditional” release of Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik Group (Full text letter)

Bir-Lehlu, July 23, 2017 (SPS) – President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, has called on the United Nations “to make all necessary representations to the Moroccan authorities to ensure the immediate and unconditional release of the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik Group and all Sahrawi political prisoners held unlawfully in Moroccan jails,” in a letter Friday to UN Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres.

President of Republic considers sentences against prisoners of Gdeim Izik further evidence of Morocco's intentions to continue policy of human rights violations without witnesses

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Territory), 23 July 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, considered the rulings against Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group as another proof of Morocco's intentions to continue to violate human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara With the presence of witnesses.

Sahrawi human rights activists prevented from visiting released Sahrawi political prisoner

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), July 23, 2017 (SPS) - Moroccan occupation forces prevented a group of Sahrawi human rights activists from visiting released Sahrawi political prisoner Diesh Daf in his family's house in occupied city of  El-Aaiun.

Amnesty International calls on Moroccan judicial authorities to guarantee fair trial to all Sahrawi prisoners

London (U.K.), July 22, 2017 (SPS) - Amnesty International called on the Moroccan judicial authorities to guarantee a fair trial to all Sahrawi political prisoners and to avoid any exceedings (torture or ill-treatment) throughout the trial.

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.

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