Morocco: 19 Algerian migrants arbitrarily detained, abused

According to the Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights

12 November, 15:16

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, NOVEMBER 12 - Morocco is verbally and physically abusing 19 Algerian migrants it illegally detained last year, the Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights charged Tuesday.

    Th Moroccan coast guard intercepted the migrants last year as they were trying to reach Spain illegally aboard an unseaworthy vessel.

    The human rights group also charged conditions of their detention have become harsher following recent tensions between Algeria and Morocco after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and King Mohamed VI traded barbs over each other's human rights record, among other issues. (ANSAmed).

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