Moroccans attack 11 Saharawi human rights activists in El Aaiun upon their return from a visit to the Saharawi refugee camps
Hundreds Moroccan settlers, backed by police attacked 11 Saharawi human rights activists upon their landing at the airport of the occupied capital of Western Sahara, El Aaiun, maltreating them and stripping them naked under the orders of the Moroccan police to beat them up.
The victims are: Mr. Sidi Mohamed Daddach (24 years imprisonment), Mrs. Sukeina Jad Ahlu (12 years in Moroccan secret detention camp), Mrs. Najat Khneibili (10 years in Moroccan secret detention camp), Ms. Sultana Khaya, Ms. Aajina Bouhan, Ms. Fakka Abdadi, Mr. Hamada Ismaili, Mr. Hasanna El Wali, Mr. El Mahjoub Aoulad Cheikh, Mrs. Ameilmnin Sueyah, Ms. Fadah Aghla Manhum.
Briefing Concerning: the situation of the Saharawi Human Rights Defenders / prisoners of conscience who are on hunger strike in the local prison of Salé (Morocco)
Day 15 of the unlimited hunger strike
The hunger strike started by the political prisoners on the 18th of March 2010, is now in its 15th day. This has gravely impacted their medical situation, which was poor to begin with, and provides serious reason for concern. They’re now entering in a dangerous phase, which will affect their health even more and could possibly threaten their physical well being and their lives.
Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA)
01 April 2010 – Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA) PRESS RELEASE: SAHRAWI POLITICAL PRISONERS ON UNLIMITED HUNGER STRIKE FOR THEIR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
Five Sahrawi human rights defenders, Ali Salem Tamek, Brahim Dahane, Yehdih Ettarrouzi, Ahmed Naciri and Rachid Sghayer, currently jailed for their opinions in Salé prison (Morocco) are in their 15th day of hunger strike. They’re calling for respect of their basic rights as political prisoners, i.e. medical assistance, open visits, correspondence and an investigation to the abuse they were subjected to while in prison on 15 December 2009.