Sahara Press Service (El Aaiun)

17 January 2014

Western Sahara: Saharawi Political Prisoner Starts Open Hunger Strike

Sale — The Saharawi political prisoner and student, Cheick Banga, will start as from today, Friday, an open hunger strike to protest Sale prison administration's refusal to give him a room to study, reported a Saharawi media source.

Cheick Banga was arrested on November 2010 in Gdeim Izik protest camp.

The Moroccan military court in Rabat sentenced him to three years in prison.

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