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European human rights activists expelled from occupied El Aiun (SPS)

El Aiun (Occupied Territories), 24 August, 2015 (SPS) – European searchers and human rights activists have been driven out of the occupied town of El Aiun, Western Sahara, by Moroccan occupation forces, to prevent them from enquiring about the situation of human rights in the occupied territories.

A Spanish and a French activists, who were due to meet with the Coordination of Saharawi Human Rights Groups, have been forced to leave the territories by Moroccan occupation authorities.

Police officers and intelligence agents encircled Friday evening the house of Saharawi activist Dah, where the European activists were due to meet with the members of the Coordination of Saharawi Human Rights Groups.

The European activists were warned that the simple fact of getting in contact with Saharawi people in the occupied territories of Western Sahara was against Moroccan occupation authorities’ regulations and laws.

Western Sahara, Africa’s last colony, has been occupied by Morocco since 1975. (SPS)


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