In occupied #WesternSahara, Moroccan police attack two Saharawi activists at their wedding ceremony | freedomsupport

In occupied #WesternSahara, Moroccan police attack two Saharawi activists at their wedding ceremony | freedomsupport

 

Today, Saturday the 21st of November the wedding celebration of Nazha el-Khalidi was violently interrupted by the Moroccan forces. At the house where the wedding celebration took place the Moroccan forces cut the electricity and barred the doors from the outside. As of 21:29 the people attending the celebration are still not able to leave the house and the house is surrounded by the police.

Nazha el-Khalidi, as per Sahrawi tradition, is in a different house which was also attacked by the Moroccan police. As of 21:29 the house is surrounded by the Morccan police and she is not allowed to leave and some of her family, including two children age three and one, is outside the house prevented from entering.

The house of Nazha’s husband Ahmed is also surrounded by Moroccan police and he is also prevented from leaving his house by the police.

The police have given contradictory statements that they are taking these actions due to COVID-19 and because of a judicial order issued by the king’s prosecutor.

Origen: In occupied #WesternSahara, Moroccan police attack two Saharawi activists at their wedding ceremony | freedomsupport