Sunday, September 03, 2006

this is what is going on in the occupied territories of Western Sahara without comments 2006 September

Occupied territories W.SAHARA

At least 11 persons arrested in the occupied cities of El Aaiun and Dajla
El Aaiun (occupied territories), 02/09/2006 (SPS) At least 11 Saharawi citizens were arrested by the Moroccan colonial forces in the occupied cities of El Aaiun and Dajla within the framework of "a campaign of detention and terror" the colonial authorities are launching against the Saharawi human rights activists in the Western Sahara, concordant sources indicated.
Among the arrested persons the same sources reported the case of a Saharawi woman who was arrested by the Moroccan colonial authorities upon her return from a visit she paid to the Mauritanian city of Nouadhibo, accompanied by her three sons and daughter, aged from 3 years to 14years old.
The arrested woman is Mrs. Yaya Salka Terrouzi, who was ill-treated and subjected to interrogatories for hours at the point of control on the Moroccan military wall, which is dividing the territory of the Western Sahara in two separated parts.
She was then transferred to Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie brigade in the occupied city of Dajla and is deprived from receiving visits according to eyewitnesses.
The six other arrested persons: Abeid Soueidi, Beilal Khatari, Bouchalga Salek, Mansour El Amri, Rachidi Mohamed and Houssein Bahia, were arrested for having lifted the Saharawi national flags. They were "savagely" tortured while interrogated for more than 7 hours before they were abandoned in a street after they were deprived of all their money and belongings by police, the same sources added.
On another hand, the ex-Saharawi political prisoners, Lehoueidi Mahmoud and Mohamed Ndour, who is i a very "critical state", were re-arrested and led to the station of the criminal police in the occupied city of El Aaiun. They were subjected to all kinds of torture during the interrogatories, eyewitnesses said, adding that 5 other Saharawi youth, including Mr. Lamach Alay are still in custody in this station. (SPS)

Constitution of a Venezuelan Association of solidarity with the Saharawi people
Caracas, 01/09/2006 (SPS) A Venezuelan Association of solidarity with the Saharawi people was crated last Tuesday in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, according to a press release publicised by the Saharawi Embassy in Venezuela, of which SPS received a copy.
This event took place in Caracas at the seat of the Venezuelan parliament, initiated by dozens students, university professors, parliamentarians and representatives of the Venezuelan civil society as well as members of the different political parties, the same source added.
The ceremony of the constitution took place with the presence of the Deputy President of the Venezuelan Latino American Parliament, Norexa Pinto, and the President of the Parliamentarian Commission, Gustavo Hernلndez, as well as he President of the Saharawi Red Crescent, Bouhoubeini Yahya, and the Saharawi Ambassador to Venezuela, El Haj Ahmed.
In addition to the constitution there was a projection of a documentary film on the Saharawi people's struggle and a press conference on the last developments of the human rights situation in the occupied territories of the Western Sahara as well as the hard situation f the Saharawi refugee camps. (SPS)

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