ONG alerts Geneva on human rights violations in Tindouf camps

With the recent degradation of the situation within the camps controlled by the Polisario Front in the south-east of  Algeria, several ONG decided to react and seized the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. Representatives of the Special Committee in charge of the Moroccan Sahara case in Europe (CSCSME), led by Hassan Benhamou, exposed to Jean Louis Jacob and Louis Haas, their great concern about the human rights violations perpetrated against their compatriots living in the camps of Tindouf. The recent revelations of slavery practices tolerated by the leadership of the Polisario Frente and the alerts by ONG to the Red Cross constitute an important step towards the ending of the human’s right violations in Tindouf camps. It contributes to informing the international community about the daily horror lived by the sequestered population. 

The CSCSME deplored also the refusal of the Polisario Frente to conduct a fair census of the populations living in the camps, and this, in spite of the repeated requests of the World Food Program (WFP) and the Office of the High Commission for Refugees (HCR).
The international organizations seem to be at the edge of their patience vis-a-vis the obstacles they encounter and the non access to information concerning the sanitary and human situation in the Tindouf camps. The situation in the camps is increasingly intolerable for the Polisario frente, which is more and more impermeable to the requests of the international organizations …
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