The activist Helena Maleno condemned this Monday Morocco “deported her and expelled her with violence” He accused the Spanish Ministry of the Interior and the Moroccan police of harassing others and threatening the lives of him and his daughter.
“Since April 2020, I have suffered a total of There were 37 attacks on the family home, death threats, assault, follow-up, police surveillance, wiretapping and two attacks. The Ministry of the Interior, especially the UCRIF (National Police’s Illegal Immigration Network and Documentary Counterfeit Central Unit), is cooperating with the Moroccan police and is responsible for this harassment, which has threatened the lives of my daughter and me. Maleno Assert in a video.
A spokeswoman for the Caminando Fronteras collective stated that she was deported from Morocco on January 23, where she lived for twenty years. She separated from her daughter for 32 days, They did not allow him to meet.
Marreno regrets that despite the fact that both judicial proceedings in Spain and Morocco have admitted that his work to defend the rights of immigrants is not a crime, Whether he is himself or a relative, he has suffered years of criminal convictions, violence and threats.
After acknowledging the “efforts” of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Social Rights Ione Belarra (Ione Belarra) to protect her and her family, she condemned “Unfortunately, the sewer of the country and its actions in persecuting human rights defenders have greater powers.” Beyond your imagination.
“I ask the Spanish and Moroccan governments to stop the persecution. In my home, they have to purify their responsibilities within their institutions and compensate for all the losses they cause. Defending rights is a democratic obligation. It is enough. I demand justice.
In addition, different non-governmental organizations in the letter to the President of the Government Pedro Sanchez They demanded recognition of Maleno’s work, protection of him, an end to criminalization of his work and compensation for the damage caused.
International Federation of Human Rights, World Organization against Torture, Women’s Human Rights Emergency Action Fund, Global Women’s Association, Frontline Defenders, Oxfam Intermeón, NGDO National Coordinator, Human Rights Migration Network, CEAR, Spanish Humane Society, Jesuit Immigration Services and Solidarity alliance Are some signers.