Morocco’s human rights council condemns Algerian killing


The Moroccan National Human Rights Council (CNDH) condemned the firing of live bullets on unarmed civilians, which killed two Moroccan-French tourists on jet skis in Saidia, the AFP news agency reports.
The council called the incident a “gross violation of international standards and international human rights law”
On 29th August, Algerian Coast guards shot two dead, while one was arrested. The CNDH also demanded his release and handover to Moroccan authorities. Protests denouncing the killings were staged in Morocco outside the parliament headquarters in Rabat.
Algeria and Morocco have had longstanding tensions over the Western Sahara region dispute.
AFP/BBC/Arab Weekly


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