Sahrawi Tribes Sheikhs

The suspects enjoy their full rights to be defended and speak freely in hearings, said, on Friday in Salé, two Sheikhs of Sahrawi tribes whom are following the Gdim Izik trial at the Salé appeal court.


In a statement to MAP, the two Sheikhs underlined that the court is respecting all guarantees of a fair trial, reaffirming their trust in the independence and equity of the Moroccan justice system.


Abdellah Salhi said that the judge is giving the accused all their rights to speak freely and defend themselves, adding that he is running the hearing in a perfect and patient way.


"We hope that this case ends with a fair sentence that respects and ensures the rights of all people standing trial," he said.


For his part, Mohamed Ali Amara, Sheikh of Ait Lahcen tribe, said that the trial is taking place in ideal conditions and no violation has been made by the parties to the trial.