Sahrawi Activist Aminatou Haidar

Press Statement
Ian Kelly
Department Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 26, 2009

The United States remains concerned about the health and well-being of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar, recipient of the 2008 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award and the Train Foundation’s 2009 Civil Courage Prize. We urge a speedy determination of her legal status and full respect for due process and human rights.

PRN: 2009/1180