Torture and Ill-treatment of Saharawi political prisoners of the student group

PUSL.- Aziz Aluahidi and El Kantaoui Albar, saharawi political prisoners of the student group “El Uali” were transferred inside Bozakarn prison to a block with prisoners of common crime, last Friday 9th of October.

On Saturday 10th of October, the two political prisoners were brought to the prison yard, where they were handcuffed with the hands behind their backs and hung under the hot sun. The torture was performed in the presence of the prison director.

We recall that Aziz Aluahidi and El Kantaoui Albar were victims of arbitrary arrest and a trial that did not respect the most basic principles of a fair procedure and sentenced to 10 years. Aziz was arrested in February 2016 and Albar in January of the same year.