Italy: Sahrawi human rights defender Mohamed Dihani in Italy to seek international protection

After a long-running legal battle, on 22 July 2022, Mohamed Dihani, human rights defender and activist in defence of the rights of the Sahrawi people, was eventually able to enter the Italian territory to apply for international protection. Mohamed Dihani has long been a victim of serious human rights violations, ranging from arbitrary detention, torture, legal and administrative harassment, and surveillance, purely due to his peaceful activism.

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