Africa Solidarity for Sahrawi meeting with South African Human Rights Commission

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PUSL.- Africa Solidarity for Sahrawi (AFRISOSA) met with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for a briefing on the latest developments on the Western Sahara conflict.

Mr. Atabongwoung Gallous, president of AFRISOSA, transmitted to the CEO of SAHRC, Tseliso Thipanyane and the several Commissioners the current situation on Western Sahara as well the recent development in the UN Security Council meeting, which extended the MINURSO (UN mission for Western Sahara) for six months.

Ms. Isabel Lourenço, Portuguese human rights activist, presented her recent report on Saharawi Children and Students in the occupied territories of Western Sahara as well as a detailed information on the Saharawi Political Prisoners currently detained in Moroccan Prisons.

Since its establishment by Constitutional Mandate, the South African Human Rights Commission has dedicated itself to Raising awareness of human rights issues; Monitoring and assessing the observance of human rights; Education and training on human rights and Addressing human rights violations and seeking effective redress.