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Dakhla (Occupied Territories), 26 July 2015 (SPS) - Moroccan police patrols launched Saturday evening in the occupied city of Dakhla an arrest campaign, according to the Ministry of Occupied Territories and Community Abroad.    

During this campaign, Moroccan police arrested young Sahrawis Ahmed Yacoub, Mohamed Limam, Fateh Ahmedzain, Ahmed Graimish, Adnan Bouila and Ahmedfal Brehma. They were arrested on the background of their participation in peaceful demonstration in the city demanding the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination.

The families of the young Sahrawis, supported by Sahrawi citizens, headed immediately after their arrest to the headquarters of the Moroccan police commission in the same city to demand the release of their sons, which led the Moroccan authorities to release Sunday morning two of them - Mohamed Limam and Ahmedfal Brehma - While others remained in detention. (SPS)