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Brazil Central of Workers reaffirms its support to Saharawi people struggle

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Brazil, August 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Workers' Confederation of Brazil (CTB), has approved in its fourth congress meeting in the city of Salvador de Bahia held between August 24 to 27, 2017, a motion to support the Struggle of the Saharawi people for self-determination and independence.
The Brazilian trade union organization hailed the Saharawi people for their heroic struggle of more than four decades, condemning the systematic violation of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara as manifested in the brutal sentences handed down by a Moroccan court against Sahrawi Human rights activists ranging from two years to life imprisonment without any concrete evidence according to international observers present at the trial.
The motion unanimously adopted in the plenary, supports the Saharawi people rights for self-determination and independence, calling for the respect of human rights, the freedom of all political prisoners and the end the exploitation of the natural resources of Western Sahara.
The Saharawi delegate Emboirik Ahmed, invited to the Congress, had the opportunity to hold working meetings with delegations from different countries. SPS