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Morocco High Court Reviewing Key Western Sahara Case

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Click to expand Image Relatives of Sahrawi prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group outside a tribunal in Salé, Morocco, in December 2016. © 2016 Jalal Morchidi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (Tunis) – Morocco’s highest court is examining the case of 19 Sahrawi men imprisoned since 2010 after violent clashes with the police, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. A verdict is expected on November 25th. The men are serving sentences of 20 years to life after trials that were marred by torture allegations. The Cassation Court reviewed a lower-court ruling on November 4, four days…

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