Human rights activits Sultana Khaya thanked the Green Party of Norway for the support for the Saharawi cause at the annual meeting in Bergen, Norway, 15 April.
"I thank you, the Green Party of Norway, for having objected spoken out against the illegal EU fisheries in my country", stated human rights activist Sultana Khaya during a speech to the Green Party of Norway, 15 April 2012.
"This was also the position of the Green Party all over the EU, and was one of the many reasons why the European Parliament in the end stopped its fisheries. Please know that we, the Saharawis, are very grateful for that", she stated.
Khaya also expressed a desire that Western states should start objecting to France's denial of an extension of the mandate of the UN mandated in the territory, to include observation of human rights abuses.
"In two weeks from now, the mandate of the UN operation will be renewed in the Security Council. Again, France will deny human rights, to the silence of all European states. Maybe one day, countries such as Norway will protest against the French sabotage of our rights" Khaya said.
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