Peaceful demonstrations "violently" repressed in occupied territories of Western Sahara
Sunday, March 16, 2014
El Aiun (Occupied Territories) March 16, 2014 (SPS) - Moroccan forces "violently" attacked Saturday peaceful demonstrations in the occupied cities of El Aiun, Smara, Boujdour, Dakhla, calling for expanding the prerogatives of MINURSO to include monitoring of human rights in the western Sahara, leaving dozens of casualities.
According to the Ministry of the Occupied Territories and Communities Abroad, "more than 80 were injured and several houses were raided particularly in Maatallah neighborhood in the occupied city of El Aiun which witnesses a severe security blockade ." (SPS