Moroccan authorities harass delegation of human rights activists following their participation in Summer University

Casablanca (Morocco), 27 August 2017 (SPS) - The Moroccan authorities at the Casablanca airport harassed and provoked the delegation of human rights activists from the occupied territories of Western Sahara on their way back from Algiers, where they participated in the 8th edition of the Summer University of the Sahrawi State Executives held in the Algerian city of Boumerdes.

On Friday, 50 militants were suddenly surrounded at Casablanca airport by dozens of members of the Moroccan security forces, who arrested them and searched in provocative and humiliating ways, confiscating their belongings. (SPS)