Sahrawi political prisoner Yehdih Jalihenna Sabi continues on open hunger strike

Occupied Aaiún, Oct 19, 2021 (SPS) - The Saharawi political prisoner and journalist Yehdih Jalihenna Sabi, Director of the El-Guerguerat Media Network, continues on an open hunger strike for the eighth consecutive day as reported by sources from the League for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons.

According to the same sources, the reason for the hunger strike of the Saharawi activist is to denounce the arbitrary and harsh sentence that was imposed on July 29, 2021, reflected in one year of prison and a fine of 10,000 dirhams, which were imposed as a result of confessions obtained under torture, without any legal or material evidence.SPS

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