Monthly Archives: June 2017

Intimidation and repression of human rights defenders in Western Sahara reaching crisis point

Arbitrary detention and intimidation are daily risks for human rights defenders in occupied Western Sahara, as has been documented in many cases by Adala UK in the last few years. Despite living under constant fear of intimidation, threat and attack, human rights defenders continue working with determination and bravery every day. It is unfair that they should face these threats alone. The international community and the UN should be doing much more to protect and support them. Continue reading