sábado, 18 de julho de 2009
Sahrawi people would not accept under any pretext violations of human rights, President of Republic affirms
President of the Republic, Mohamed Abdelaziz affirmed Thursday in a letter to participants of Human Rights Day, organized at the headquarters of the political Direction of the Polisario Front, "the Saharawi people would not accept, under any pretext, violations of human rights."
"The SADR and Polisario Front will not accept under such pretext violations of human rights", adding, "respect of human rights is everyone s responsibility and its violation constitutes an infringement of the rights of the society and humiliation that must be rejected and condemned in accordance with the Statute of the Republic. "
"The Saharawi society is today, a society conscious of the importance of promoting values of human rights and rejects all forms of segregation and discrimination, racism or slavery," the President of the Republic stressed.
He expresses his commitment to the principles of equality, tolerance and human rights, based on civilization and establishment of the rule of social justice, fundamental rights of citizens and preservation of human dignity.
The President recalled that Morocco persists in its flagrant violations of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara in defiance of international laws and conventions, according to dozens of reports of international organizations, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Front Line and Amnesty International.
He also paid special tribute to the Saharawi population in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, southern Morocco and Saharawi students in Moroccan universities leading the intifada of independence, expressing solidarity with Sahrawi political prisoners, including Yahya Mohamed Al-Hafedh Iaaza.