Spanish court rejects custody for Sahrawi President Brahim Gali

Algiers, June 02, 2021 (SPS) -Spain’s High Court turned down on Tuesday a request for Saharwi President, Brahim Gali, to be taken into custody, saying that the plaintiffs in a war crimes case have not provided evidence showing his responsibility.

"The High Court of Spain turned down on Tuesday a request for Saharwi President, Brahim Gali, to be taken into custody, saying that the plaintiffs in a war crimes case have not provided evidence showing his responsibility."

President Gali, who has been hospitalized in Spain for a couple of weeks after being diagnosed with Covid-19, decided on Tuesday to voluntarily cooperate with the Spanish court after complaints were made against him at the instigation of the Moroccan occupation authorities.



The fact that President Gali decided to cooperate with the Spanish court "testifies to the willingness of the Sahrawi people and their leaders to show the truth by defending the principles of justice," said the Sahrawi Presidency in a statement.SPS

 

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