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A Sahrawi political prisoner in Morocco goes on hunger strike

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Occupied Aaiun, Dec 08, 2021 (SPS) - The Sahrawi political prisoner, Mohamed Bashir Boutengiza, within the Gdeim Izik group, who is in the central prison of Kenitra, north of Rabat - the Moroccan capital, began today, Wednesday, a 48-hour hunger strike on Wednesday and Thursday, 08, 09 December 2021 in conjunction with the Commemoration of the seventy-third anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
According to the Association for the Protection of Sahrawi Prisoners in Moroccan Prisons, Mohamed Bashir Boutengiza, aims to denounce his detention conditions and to emphasize the need for the General Delegate of the Moroccan Prison Administration to respond to all the expressed demands, foremost of which is the right to deportation to a prison near his family. SPS