Posts Tagged ‘abuse of refugee rights’

Two Italian NGOs Slam Forced Marriages, Denial of Rights in Tindouf camps | MAP

Two Italian womens’ rights organizations target Polisario practices and human rights abuses in the Tindouf camps: Two Italian NGOs on Monday denounced, before the Human Rights Council, the forced marriages of young women and the persistent denial of fundamental rights of the populations held against their will in Tindouf camps, southwestern Algeria. “In this desert area where people live in a total blackout, cases of early marriage under duress are ...

Polisario’s One-Party, One-President Dictatorship Means No Freedom, No Rights for Refugees – Caitlin Dearing Scott

  . * 37 years later, Polisario authoritarian-in-chief Mohammed Abdelaziz is still in power, and Sahrawis in the Polisario-run camps in Algeria are still held hostage in one of the world’s worst cases of refugee warehousing * . Caitlin Dearing Scott, MAC December 5, 2013 Refugees are very much on my mind lately because of the dreadful situation of people fleeing Syria. I fervently hope that they avoid the fate ...

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