Serious health deterioration of Sahrawi political prisoners on hunger strike

El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories), October 8, 2018 (SPS) - Sahrawi political prisoners in the group of students suffer a serious health situation, where they are engaged in hunger strikes in Bouzkarn prison in southern Morocco, denouncing the arbitrary measures against them by the Moroccan occupation authorities, according to a source from the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons

The Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in the Moroccan Prisons confirmed that the critical situation of Nasser Amankour, Al-Bar Al-Kantawi and Omar Behna who suffer of diseases such as their inability to move and lack of appropriate medical follow-up in isolation from other Sahrawi political prisoners which poses a danger to their health and psychological and physical integrity, as well as depriving them of contact and communication with the outside world..

In the same context, Sahrawi political prisoner Aziz al-Wahidi is still denied the right to telephone for the sixth day in a row.

The Sahrawi political prisoners in the Gdeim Izik group are also embarking on a 24-hour hunger strike on Monday, 8 October, denouncing their difficult detention conditions. It concerns Abdelah Ahmed Al-Hafed Al-Toubali, Muhammad Andelah  Ambito Al-Tahlil, and Sheikh Kori Benga. (SPS)