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Mahfouda Bamba Lefkire

Gdeim Izik Peaceful Movement

Mahfouda Bamba Lefkire is a prominent woman human rights defender in Western Sahara. She is a member of Gdeim Izik Peaceful Movement, and is active in the El Ayoun human rights community. As part of her human rights activities, she participates in peaceful demonstrations which call for the right to self-determination. In addition, she advocates for the freedom of Sahrawi political prisoners and organises workshops in support of their families.

Western Sahara

Sahrawi human rights defenders continue to be subjected to intimidation, harassment, questioning, arrest, incommunicado detention, and unfair trials.