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Morocco/Western Sahara: Investigate alleged torture of six detained Sahrawis

Headline Title:  Morocco/Western Sahara: Investigate alleged torture of six detained Sahrawis 16 May 2013 The Moroccan authorities must immediately launch a full, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that six Sahrawi activists – including a child – were tortured in police custody in Western Sahara, Amnesty International said. On 15 May, 17-year old El Hussein Bah was jailed in Laayoune, Western Sahara, in spite of a previous decision to release him on bail. He and five other Sahrawis had been arrested on 9 May after protesting for the self-determination of Western…

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