Copenhagen, 12 march 2007:
The prominent Saharawi Human Rights activist and former political prisoner, Aminattou Haidar visits Denmark to raise the awareness of the international public opinion about the grave human rights abuses perpetrated by the Moroccan authorities  against the Saharawi population in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.  Aminattou Haidar was received at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affaires by the Department of Middle East and North Africa as well as by the Human Rights Department. She took the opportunity to express to the Danish Government the appreciation of the Saharawi people to the latest Danish proposal in the Security Council of the UN concerning the extension of the Minurso’s mandate to include the protection of the Human Rights in the occupied Territories of Western Sahara.

She was received also by The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Amnesty International (Denmark Section), the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims, Danish Women Organisations, Political parties, Parliamentarian Groups and the Danish Media. Aminattou, during her meetings has unveiled the real face of the Moroccan atrocities committed against the Saharawi people during three decades of the illegal occupation of Western Sahara.

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