All 9 Norwegian youth parties today met in front of the Moroccan embassy in Oslo, demanding a referendum on independence for Western Sahara.
Several of the associations that took part tried in January to send representatives on viits to Western Sahara. All those delegations where expelled from Western Sahara by Moroccan police.
The event today, 4 February 2016, was organised by Social Democrat Youth, Changemaker, Progress Party Youth, Green Youth, Industri Energi youth, Christian Democrat Youth, Press - Save the Children Youth, Red Youth, Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund, Center Party Youth, Socialist Youth, Conservative Youth, and Liberal Youth
The video above can be downloaded here.
A similar event took place in Bergen, Norway, today (three pictures at the bottom).
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Morocco must stop targeting human rights defenders and journalists standing up for human rights in Western Sahara, and allow them to work without reprisals, UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, said today.
In an early morning raid today, masked agents terrorized and assaulted the home of the Saharawi human rights defender Sultana Khaya, stole belongings and took three activists to an undisclosed location.
On 7 June 2019, videos began to circulate showing Moroccan police brutally beating up a Saharawi journalist in occupied Western Sahara. Today, a UN opinion calling for his release from prison was made public.
The Saharawi activist Sultana Khaya and her family has for almost 10 weeks been harrassed by Moroccan police when leaving or entering their home in occupied Western Sahara. Help us to denounce.