Morocco: Six arrested and tortured in Western Sahara

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 29/005/2013

On 9 May, Moroccan security forces in Laayoune, Western Sahara, arrested six Sahrawis including a 17-year-old. They were arrested after protesting for the self-determination of Western Sahara. They face unfair trial after reportedly being tortured into “confessions”.

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