SAHARAUI DETAINED AND TORTURED FOR FILMING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE WAS RELESAED

PUSL.- Souieh El Bachir was released yesterday at 5:00 p.m., after 3 days of arbitrary detention.

El Bachir was detained by the police on Sunday at 4:00 pm at the Ben El Mehdi Hospital in Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara for filming a Saharawi woman who was protesting because doctors at the hospital refused to treat her son with severe burns and to whom not even d the first aid was given.

El Bachir who was in the hospital and witnessed this situation began to record what was happening.

Immediately the police detained El Bachir who was taken to the police station where he was tortured by the police and detained for 73 hours.

On June 18 El Bachir was taken to the King’s procurator.

The video captured could prove at international level what is happening in hospitals in the occupied territories and the genocide that is practiced daily against the Saharawi people.

The judicial proceedings against El Bachir are now awaited. Read more

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