Federal Nassif Al-Arabi leaves for the Casa de la Estancia

Yesterday, Monday, the federal political activist Nassif Al-Arabi passed away, after a long suffering from an incurable disease that afflicted him before giving up his life, amid the heartbreak of his companions in the “Darb Moulay Sharif” prison, in which he spent The period of detention in the seventies of the last century.

Nassif Al-Arabi was close to Abd al-Rahman al-Yousifi, Muhammad al-Faqih al-Basri, as well as the Manuzi family. He attended the founding conference of the National Union of Popular Forces, and later the Socialist Union of Popular Forces. Cash; But, in a later period, he backed down due to the “symbols” who supervised the management of the party.

Abdelkarim El Manouzi, president of the Medical Association for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture, a friend of the deceased, wrote about his death saying: “We will not forget his immortal positions regarding the political struggle for a democratic Morocco where the rule of law .”

Al-Manuzi added, in an interview with the electronic newspaper Hespress, that “the deceased was a fervent defender of the cause of the Moroccan people, the Palestinian people and all the oppressed peoples”, noting that “he was a defender of the Moroccan democratic path “. in the flower of the years of lead”.

He continued: “Nassif El-Araby was arrested at the Derb Moulay Cherif center in Casablanca in September 1970, in the context of the arrests that affected the federal movement at that time, and he spent a not easy period in this secret detention.”

Al-Manuzi added that “the federal activist has been suffering from a terminal illness for a long time, as the Medical Association for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture has cost him treatment expenses in recent years.”

The spokesman stressed that “the deceased was always present at all the vigils and protests that concern the issues of the homeland, from the beginning of independence until the last moments of his life; But unfortunately not many people know him because he works quietly, away from the spotlight.”

The head of the Medical Association for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims added that “his wife was also a political and resistance activist; However, her death contributed to the aggravation of her health condition after she became terminally ill.”

It continued that “the late Nassif Al-Arabi did not benefit from the reparations compensation approved by the Equity and Reconciliation Commission, because he placed his file outside the legal deadlines; But that did not stop him from continuing the political struggle.”

“His colleagues will remember him for a long time for his simplicity, his humanity, his morality,” added Al-Manusi, who recalled that he was “one of those humble men who are only interested in serving noble causes, far from personal narrowness.” ”. considerations.”