Human rights defender appeals EU to stop illegal fisheries

Clear message from Sahrawi human rights defender Elkouria Amidane to the new EU Fisheries Commissioner, Maria Damanaki, on Swedish national TV today.

Published 06 March 2010

"I want to tell her that this agreement that includes Western Sahara waters should be stopped immediately. It harms the Sahrawi people, and we are against it. It is only financing the Moroccan army to control us, and that we suffer from flagrant violations of human rights."

The interview was published on the homepages of the Swedish television 3 March 2010. 

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