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ASVDH holds meeting with UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara

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El Aaiún (occupied territories), June 30, 2018 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State (ASVDH), held Friday a meeting UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, at the headquarters of MINURSO in El Aaiún, the occupied capital of Western Sahara.
The meeting was attended by ASVDH members of the Executive Bureau, and Colin Stewart, UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Western Sahara, Head of MINURSO, according to ASVDH statement.
The meeting was an opportunity for ASVDH to shed light on the human rights situation in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, a situation marked by continuous repression and violations of the civil, political, economic and social rights of the Sahrawis.
ASVDH addressed the recent suppression of Sahrawi demonstrations in the occupied cities of El Aaiún and Smara, on the eve of Mr. Koehler's visit in region. (SPS)