Karama Sahara is pleased to welcome the Saharawi freedom fighter; Sultana Khaya as the new honorary member of its organization. Karama Sahara is a non-governmental organization based in the Washington DC area. Members and honorary members are human rights activists, scholars, and civil society advocates. Karama Sahara’s primary objective is bridging the gap between the Saharawi civil society and the American public.
SultanaKhaya is human rights defender who focuses on promoting the right to independence for the Sahrawi people. She is president of the Sahrawi League for the Defense of Human Rights and the Protection of Western Sahara’s Natural Resources in occupied Boujdour and a member of the Sahrawi Commission against the Moroccan occupation (ISACOM).
Sultana Khaya is a prominent figure on the frontline resisting the Moroccan occupation, organizing demonstrations, and advocating for the end of violence against Saharawi women. Sultana Khaya traveled internationally to participate in conferences and other events relating to the human rights situation in Western Sahara. Sultana is nominated for the Sakharov Prize for the European Parliament’s Freedom of Thought award.