Sultana Khaya

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 12th February 2021.

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Photo of Alan Brown Alan Brown Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Moroccan counterpart on the continued house arrest of Saharawi human rights defender Sultana Khaya.

Photo of Alan Brown Alan Brown Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if he will instruct HM Ambassador to Morocco to investigate and raise with the Moroccan authorities the treatment of the Saharawi prisoner Mohamed Lamin Haddi who has been on hunger strike since 12 January 2021 in protest of his prison conditions.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Support for human rights is a priority around the world, and we raise human rights issues with the Moroccan Government accordingly, including prison conditions. We are monitoring these cases.

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