Houcein Zawi, Saharawi political prisoner of the Gdeim Izik Group in serious health condition

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PUSL.- According to information from the family and lawyer Maître Olfa Ouled, Houcein Zawi, Saharawi political prisoner from the Gdeim Izik group, is in a deplorable state of health.

Zawi suffers from asthma and various chronic pains that resulted from the torture he has been subjected to since his arrest in 2010.

This week the family reported that Zawi has serious kidney problems and has suffered blood loss in the urine.

Despite multiple requests to the director of Kenitra Prison, where Zawi is located, no medical visit has yet been made.

Zawi sent a request for medical consultation to the Directorate-General for Penitentiaries and Social Reinsertion (DGPR) in Morocco.

French defense lawyer Maître Ouled addressed an urgent request for assistance to the king’s attorney general, DGPR and a communication to the National Human Rights Council of Morocco.

This is yet another case of intentional medical malpractice that Saharawi political prisoners and in particular the group of Gdeim Izik have been victims of.

Despite the multiple complaints made by both the prisoners and their lawyer, they still don’t have medical assistance.