October 4, 2019
The Moroccan occupation court sentenced Saharawi activist Mohamed Lamine Salek (Boudnani) to three months in prison on Friday, October 4, 2019.
The young Boudnani, only 24 year old, was arrested at the police station in occupied El Aaiún on September 23; after a placing a petition with his father, against the constant siege they suffer from the police around their home. After his complaint he was detained & arrested alleging the reason for the alleged search and capture order was due to his participation in the 2018 demonstrations during the visit of a former UN special envoy for Western Sahara.
Human Rights activists affirm that he is a Saharawi well known for his peaceful political activity against the Moroccan occupation and defender of Saharawi prisoners. The Moroccan court accused Boudnani of “insulting a public official” and was therefore sentenced to 3 months in prison.