Salah Lebsir Political prisoner and Saharawi journalist transferred to Bouzakarn prison

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PUSL.- The political activist and Saharawi media activist, Salah Eddine Lebsir, was transferred from Tata prison to the Bouzakarn prison last night.

Salah Eddine Lebsir was arrested on June 6, 2015, for his participation in peaceful demonstrations in the city of Smara, vindicating the right to self-determination of the Saharawi people. He is a political activist and journalist known to the Moroccan authorities. Lebsir was sentenced to 4 years ending his sentence in June 2019.

During the time of incarceration, he has carried out several hunger strikes, demanding humane treatment and respect for his elementary rights.

The jornalist was now transferred from Tata prison that is 719Km from El Aaiun (capital of Western Sahara) to Bouzakarn which is 479km away.