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Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights expresses its strong condemnation over Moroccan state continuing arrest of the Sahrawi student group ... It also voices its absolute solidarity with all Saharawi political prisoners and their families who suffer from the despicable practices of Morocco which are ...
Rabat — The National Plan of Action on Democracy and Human Rights 2018-2021 (PANDDH) was favorably perceived by government and human rights ... Ramid, who was the guest of the Moroccan News Agency (MAP) forum, held under the theme "The national plan of action on democracy and human ...

Morocco Demands Partisan Representation, Steers Clear from National Council for Human Rights ... The Moroccan Association of Human Rights (MAHR), alongside many other human rights groups, said they have followed with deep concern the debate on the bill in the House of Justice, Legislation and ...
TUNIS: Human Rights Watch called on Morocco Tuesday to urgently re-examine the sentencing of an activist to five years in prison based on a confession that it said may have been coerced. El Mortada Iamrachen, a 31-year-old member of a protest movement in Morocco's neglected northern Rif region, ...
(Tunis) – Moroccan authorities should urgently review the conviction of an activist sentenced to five years in prison in possible reprisal for his activism in a social protest movement, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should ensure that no confession obtained by coercion is admitted as ...
At least 20 bodies have been pulled from the sea off the coast of Melilla, a small Spanish territory bordering Morocco. PHOTO ... According to Omar Naji, of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights, migrants have been making the sea crossing after authorities tightened controls at the Melilla border fence.

“Morocco's willingness is firm in handling responsibly and vigorously the issue of human rights,” said Mustapha El Khalfi during a Rabat press briefing on Thursday following the Government's cabinet meeting. Against claims that the government is turning a blind eye to human rights, El Khalfi said that, “on ...
Rabat – Moroccan authorities announced “their categorical rejection of the false allegations” in the Human Rights Watch (HRW) 2017 Report on Thursday. Following the release of HRW's annual report on the situation of human rights in Morocco and the world in 2017, made public on January 18, 2018, ...
Rabat – 2016 and 2017 marked rollercoaster years in Morocco after several social controversies erupted in the country, including events in Al Hoceima, the Essaouira food stampede, and Jerada's tragedy. Despite these crises, Driss El Yazami, Chairman of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) ...
(Tunis) – Demonstrations in Morocco's Rif region, the most sustained street protests the country has seen since the Arab uprisings of 2011, showed the limits to Morocco's tolerance of free speech and the right of peaceful assembly, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2018.
Shaheed El-Hafed (refugee camps), Feb 10, 2018 (SPS) - The head of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Fafa Si Lakhdar Benzerrouki said Saturday, in Shaheed El-Hafed, Sahrawi refugee camps, that “the Moroccan occupation in Western Sahara is a violation of all the international human rights ...
To what extent is Morocco's intention to accede to the ECOWAS Treaty legal? .... the African Charter on Human Rights while Ambassador Aina raises the .... time there might be a referendum, Moroccan population would have ...
However, renowned human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN); the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) ...
Despite the so called Morocco's strong ties with ECOWAS member state, .... the Community Court to challenge the abuse of their human rights.
Rabat – Morocco's National Human Rights Council (CNDH) has affirmed ... were accused of killing 11 Moroccan enforcement officers in 2010.
For their part, the Moroccan ministers insisted on their country's "strong will" to continue its cooperation and openness to a human rights ...
The denial of human rights due to aggression and foreign ... Costa Rica, United Republic of Tanzania, Eritrea, Morocco and Iraq, as well as the ...

Despite the so-called Morocco's strong ties with ECOWAS member state, .... the Community Court to challenge the abuse of their human rights.
Morocco is marking one year since a fisherman's gruesome death spawned a ... according to the Moroccan Human Rights Association (AMDH).
Rabat – Mehdi Ben Gharbia, the Tunisian Minister of Relations with Constitutional Bodies, Civil Society and Human Rights is visiting Morocco ...
A woman beaten up in a savage late-night assault says she is doing the police's job for them by issuing crystal-clear pictures of her alleged ...
Morocco recorded “significant progress” in the field of human rights in conformity with its constitutional commitments, said the EU Annual Report ...
The Moroccan Minister for Human Rights, Mustapha Ramid, has received ... He argued that, as homosexuality is illegal in Morocco, his remarks ...
Rabat – Samira Sitail, the director of Moroccan television channel 2M, ... which stresses the commitment of Morocco to human rights as they are ...
Morocco's questionable human rights—and specifically, women's ... rights for Moroccan women, including the right to self-guardianship, the ...
Rabat – After Minister of Human Rights Mustapha Ramid called ... of the Moroccan constitution, which stresses the commitment of Morocco to ...
The Moroccan Coalition against the Death Penalty organised a sit-in ... Commissioner for Human Rights (HCDR) in its resolution 44/128 on 15 ...
MARRAKECH, Morocco – The trial of seven Moroccan writers and ... Middle East and North Africa deputy director of Human Rights Watch.
Human rights activists representing Morocco and the Maghreb, including prominent Moroccan activist Khadija Riyadi, also took part in the ...
The Moroccan embassy recalled that the steps taken by Morocco in the consolidation of the rule of law and respect for human rights no longer ...
Rabat – Head of the Government Saad Eddine El Othmani said that he is aware of “shortcomings in the area of human rights in Morocco, ...
While many states lauded Morocco's commitment to human rights, commending ... The Moroccan president of the Center for Youth Rights and ...
Rabat – The Moroccan government has announced its “categoric rejection” of Human Rights Watch's report on the ongoing protests in Al ...
The Moroccan economy he argued is very weak, as it is not only agrarian ... nor by any of the Western countries who are loud on human rights.
The Moroccan Association of Human Rights told Al-Monitor that at least 300 people have been arrested since May as part of the authorities' ...
Thousands of people demonstrated in Al Hoceima, Morocco, last ... the return of a young singer and human rights activist who had just been released from jail. ... The Moroccan government came down hard on the protesters, ...
Imam behind Barcelona terror used human rights defence to stop deportation from Spain ... Es Satty was ordered to return to Morocco after being jailed in Spain .... He was well-known for teaching a Moroccan-dialect Arabic to ...
Yet Morocco has been allowed to continue illegally occupying Western Sahara ... the systematic denial of basic human rights, and attempts to force ... mined by a state-owned Moroccan company in occupied Western Sahara.
Moroccan media and human rights activists condemned the harassment. ... Morocco has been ruled since 2011 by the Islamist Justice and ...
... to pressure Morocco to conduct an independent investigation into the crimes ... The Sahrawi National Committee for Human Rights expressed its deep ... without the intervention of the Moroccan authorities to search for the ...
(Tunis) – A Moroccan court on July 25, 2017, sentenced a ... prison on a charge that violates his right to peaceful speech, Human Rights Watch ...
Popular mobilisation in the Rif region in Morocco's north have continued ... radical left forces, the independent Islamist opposition, human rights groups ... by the Moroccan monarchy to prevent a snowball effect in the country.
The Morocco trip, announced a week ago in the Sudanese press, has angered human rights defenders in Morocco who wrote to their ...
... the situation after Illegal sentences handed down on 19 July by a Moroccan court ... law committed by Morocco reflect their intention to punish Saharawi ... for the protection and promotion of human rights in Western Sahara, ...
Rabat - Human rights groups have raised fears for a detained Moroccan activist who was hospitalised a month into a hunger strike over his ...
On Tuesday, a meeting was held in the headquarters of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (AMDH) announcing the creation of ...
Rabat – For the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), the new ... On July 24, the Moroccan parliament approved Bill 33-17, making the ...
Migrants detained told Human Rights Watch that they did not have individual ... Most boats leave the Moroccan coast at night, and can spend 24 hours ... However, Spanish authorities rely on Morocco to patrol its coastline and ...
Rabat – The Moroccan Center for Human Rights has addressed a letter to the Minister of Health, Houcine El Ouardi, calling for the provision of ...
Morocco Interior Minister: Upholding Human Rights is Incontestable ... focused and endorsed by the 2011 Moroccan constitutional referendum.


 

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