27 November 2012

Morocco: Human Rights Situation in the Saharawi Occupied Territories 'Unbearable,' Says Aminatou Haidar

The Saharawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar, said Tuesday that the situation of human rights in the Saharawi occupied territories was still "unbearable," adding that Moroccan authorities continued to suppress Saharawi citizens whenever they claim their rights. In interview with Algerian Press Service(APS)

"Sahrawi people's situation in the occupied territories is dramatic, if not untenable," said Haidar who lamented the fact that these people suffered repression "fierce" whenever they peacefully protested that they may be their rights restored.

According to the Sahrawi human rights activist, who had received honorary citizenship of two Italian municipalities in the province of Florence, in spite of suppression, the Sahrawi people protest every day against the occupation of their land and plundering of their natural resources by Morocco and its western allies.


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