LONDON (U.K.)- Amnesty International called on the Moroccan judicial authorities to guarantee a fair trial to all Sahrawi political prisoners and to avoid any exceedings (torture or ill-treatment) throughout the trial.
ADDIS ABABA- African Union (AU) has reiterated need to strengthen cooperation with the United Nations and the international community in order to help the continent address security challenges facing it.
ALGIERS- The World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday welcomes a contribution of €1 million (US$1,1 million) from the Government of Germany that will enable WFP to continue providing life-saving food assistance to Sahrawi refugees in Algeria.
DAKHLA (Sahrawi refugee camps)-The sentences handed down against Gdeim Izik prisoners will not undermine the willingness of the Saharawi people, who will to continue their legitimate struggle for freedom and self-determination, stressed Saharawi President and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Ibrahim Ghali.
LONDON-Human Rights Organization Amnesty International denounced the verdict delivered against the group of Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik in a trial marked by the absence of a "serious investigation on the torture inflicted to the group by Moroccan forces to extract confessions."
ROME- Member of the Italian Senate Stephani Bakari denounced Wednesday the unfair sentences against the Sahrawi political prisoners of Gdeim Izik group, considering them as “violation of human rights.”
ALGIERS- Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to Algeria Bachraya Hamoudi Bayoune denounces the heavy prison sentences handed down Wednesday against the political prisoners of Gdeim Izik.
RABAT-Sentences ranging from two years in prison to life imprisonment have been handed down against the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group by the Criminal Chamber of the Court of Appeal in Sale, near Rabat, following a seven-month trial marked by irregularities, media reported.
ALGIERS- The ambassadors of South Africa and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to Algiers welcomed Tuesday Algeria’s unfailing support to the principles of self-determination, of the struggle of peoples for freedom and independence and the rejection of any form of occupation.
CHAHID EL HAFIDH (Refugee camps)- Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali denounced Tuesday the iniquitous sentences against a group of Sahrawi students as well as the malicious intention to impose severe penalties on the prisoners of Gdeim Izik, adding the Sahrawi cause is on the right track towards the unity of the Sahrawi people.