The second short report on the situation of human rights in occupied Western Sahara after the resumption of the war between the Moroccan occupation force and the Polisario Front
The Committee for the Protection of Sahrawi Civilians commissioned by the Executive Bureau of the Collective of Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders, was able to monitor the crimes against humanity committed by the Moroccan occupation force against Sahrawi civilians.
1 / Medical malpractice of the Sahrawi human rights defender « Bamba Sharif Lafkir »:
At 12 on 20 November 2020, the administration of the occupied El-Aaiun Military Hospital refused to receive the human rights defender « Bamba Sharif Lafkir », 65, and It should be noted that « Bemba Al-Sharif Lafkir « He was beaten several times by the force of the Moroccan occupation because of his participation in the peaceful demonstrations that demanded the right of the Saharawi people.
The statement of his family confirmed that there are superior instructions to the administration of the Third Military Hospital to refuse to receive him and guarantee his human right to treatment, in accordance with articles 13 and 16 of the fourth Geneva Convention for the protection of Sahrawi civilians. , and evoking the legal situation of occupied Western Sahara, framed in international humanitarian law.
2 / The arrest of the Sahrawi human rights defender « Sultana Khaya » and the assault on her family:
On November 19, 2020, members of the Moroccan occupation force police detained the Sahrawi human rights defender « Sultana Khaya », president of the Saharawi Association for Human Rights and the Protection of Wealth, in Bojador / Sahara Occupied Occidental, where she was subjected to a thorough search of all luggage, after arriving on November 18, 2020 at the El-Aaiún / Western Sahara airport, on the island of Las Palmas.
The occupation force chased her to her family’s house in Bojador, and threw the stones at the house, which injured her mother; “Minatu Mbarek”, as well as on the following day, November 20, 2020, they continued the attack and brutally beat “El Waara Khaya, for his protest against the prohibition of visitors to his family’s house, among those prohibited his brother” Abd El Aziz Khay «
With these violent and unjustified practices, the force of the Moroccan occupation has violated paragraphs A and C of article 03 of the Geneva Convention for the Protection of Civilians.
03 / the occupation police surrounded the house of the Saharawi artist « Maalinin Sidi Ibrahim Haddi »
On November 20, 2020, the Sahrawi artist « Maalainin Sidi Ibrahim Haddi » was surprised by a group of police cars that surrounded his house, the artist claimed that he was banned from attending festive events due to what his team of musical songs offers who sing about Western Sahara. For the same reason, he was prevented from entering the well-kept Bojador on July 9, 2017.
04 / Landing and police siege in the Salam neighborhood of Agadir / Morocco:
The Salam neighborhood, where most of the Sahrawi students reside, witnessed an intense police siege since Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the same context, a student faction that adopted a chauvinist ideology at Ibn Zohr University presented an explicit incitement against Sahrawi students because of the cause of El Guargarat.
Committee for the protection of Sahrawi Civilians
The Executive Bureau of the Collective of Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders; CODESA
Laayoune / Western Sahara on November 21, 2020
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