Morocco/Western Sahara: Further information: Six tortured and detained in Western Sahara

Index Number: MDE 29/006/2013
Date Published: 16 May 2013
Categories: Morocco

El Hussein Bah was jailed in Laayoune, Western Sahara,yesterday after the Crown Prosecutor overruled a previous decision to release him on bail. Five other Sahrawis also arrested for protesting for self-determination of Western Sahara face unfair trial after reportedly being tortured into “confessions”.

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