Moroccan forces intervene violently against Sahrawi demonstrators

El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), October 23, 2016 (SPS) – The Moroccan forces intervened violently against Sahrawi demonstrators who took Saturday evening to Smara Street in the occupied city of El Aaiun, coincided with the visit of the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous in the city, indicated a statement of the Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Diaspora.

The Moroccan authorities closed and besieged the streets leading to the venue of the demonstration, before intervening violently against the Sahrawi protesters and leaving many casualties after they were assaulted and dragged.

The Moroccan forces of occupation also resorted to besieging various Sahrawi houses in the city. (SPS)