Timorese political parties and CSOs declare their solidarity with Sultana Khaya

Dili (Timor Leste), Oct 08, 2021 (SPS) - Several political parties, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and human rights activists from Timor Leste have expressed their unconditional solidarity with the Sahrawi activist Sultana Sidbrahim Khaya, who continues to suffer a siege with his family in the occupied city of Bojador.

In a joint statement made public after the launch of the Solidarity Campaign with Sultana Khaya, Timorese activists and civil society organizations expressed their solidarity with the Sahrawi activist and her family, who under permanent siege by the repressive forces Moroccans.

The communiqué calls on “the International Committee of the Red Cross to take urgent measures to guarantee the safety of defenseless Sahrawi civilians, dispatching an urgent medical mission to the occupied city of Bojador to investigate the continuous violations of International Humanitarian Law and the Geneva conventions against Sultana Khaya 's family ”. SPS