13 January 2016

Morocco Condemns a Saharawi Journalist to Six Years in Prison

El Aaiun — .- The Court of First Instance of the occupying regime in El Aaiun, the occupied capital of Western Sahara, sentenced Tuesday to six years of prison to journalists and Saharawi political prisoner, Mohamed Banbari.

Banbari, 46 years old, working as a correspondent for 'Equip Media' in the occupied city of Dajla, was arrested on August 26, 2015 when he appeared before the police station to renew his identity card, where he suffered for four days ill-treatment before being sentenced to prison in Jail No. 1 in Dajla.

Following the verdict of First Instance Court of the occupying Moroccan regime in El Aaiun, Banbari stressed that he will continue his hunger strike to death for their just cause and appealed the Saharawi people and international organizations to exert pressure on Morocco.

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