The association of Moroccans victims of expulsion from Algeria calls on the forces to adopt the dossier to restore justice

The association of Moroccans victims of arbitrary expulsion from Algeria in 1975 called, Saturday in Rabat, the living forces of Moroccan society, whether they are actors of civil society, defense of human rights, politics, media or governments, to adopt this dossier and plead in its favor at the national and international levels, to restore justice. During a press conference marking the 46th anniversary of the massive forced displacement of Moroccans from Algeria in 1975, under the banner “To render justice to Moroccans victims of arbitrary collective expulsion from Algeria”, the president of the Association, Miloud Chaouech indicated that this expulsion can be qualified, among others, of crime against humanity and terrorist act, according to the draft Code of crimes against the peace and the security of humanity of the United Nations. The victims of this act had resided legally in Algeria for decades and their forced displacement comes in flagrant violation of Algerian law itself which prohibited, then, the movement of foreigners and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, affirmed. Mr. Chaouech. He also assured that there is evidence for the prosecution (documents, documents, videographies and photographs) incriminating the Algerian state and its acolytes, noting that the law empowers the victims to bring the perpetrators of this crime to national justice and international. → Read also: The expulsions of Moroccan families from Algeria from December 1975 to December 2021, chronicle of a fight For his part, the human rights activist, Abderrazak Boughanbour, pleaded for the activation of UN recommendations calling for the return of their property to victims and compensation, in a purely humanitarian context. For his part, the legal adviser of the Association, Mohamed Salhi recalled that among the victims of this expulsion, there were Moroccans who took part in the Algerian liberation war against the French occupation, animated by their belief in the fraternity and common destiny, regretting that the forced displacement spared neither women, nor old people, nor children. Speaking at the same time, the human rights defender, Ahmed Kikiche suggested the development of a balanced file, with supporting documents and evidence, to address this issue through human rights channels. Man and diplomatic. This meeting aims to enlighten national and international public opinion on the socio-economic situation of the victims and on the UN recommendations on this issue. The objective is also to recall the gravity of the crimes committed against Moroccans humiliated and taken to the borders, dispossessed of their property and having suffered inhuman acts, such as the separation of members of the same family, kidnapping and torture. , see even the assassination for some cases. With MAP