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A Moroccan journalist known for reporting on some of the kingdom's most contentious issues will have a court hearing in Casablanca on Thursday over allegations that he raped and harassed female colleagues. Taoufik Bouachrine, editor of the daily 40,000-circulation national newspaper Akbar al-Youm, ...
Ali Amar, a Moroccan journalist and editor of independent website Le Desk, wrote that the story had "sort of froze up the press". "The argument, privately put forward by other media to justify their silence, that it was non-newsworthy or that it was an infringement of the king's privacy, was in actual fact a poor ...

Mauritania gives its version of the story after expelling a French-Moroccan journalist. Estimated read time: 1'. Seif Kousmate, a Moroccan-French photojournalist who was arrested in Mauritania and expelled for making a documentary on slavery./Ph. DR. French-Moroccan photojournalist Seif Kousmate «is ...
Rabat – Mauritanian authorities expelled Seif Kousmate, a Moroccan-French photojournalist, after detaining him for more than three days for conducting research on slavery in the country. The Paris-based NGO, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), noted that the authorities made the arrest on March 20, at the ...
It is a continent that crystallizes scores of hopes and challenges,” Jazouli told Moroccan journalists as he foregrounded one of the reasons why king Mohammed VI chose him to lead Morocco's vision of an integrated and prosperous Africa, under the auspices of the Bourita-led Foreign Affairs Ministry.“I love ...

Rabat – Amal Houari, a Moroccan journalist and alleged victim of sexual assault has broken her silence and said that she never lodged a complaint against detained journalist Taoufik Bouachrine, who is facing charges for his alleged sexual misconduct. In a Facebook publication, Houari wrote on Friday ...
Rabat – In a statement from the Ain El Borja prison in Casablanca, detained Moroccan journalist Taoufik Bouahcrine, has denounced the sexual assault charges he is currently facing. In the statement, which was printed on his news website Alyaoum24, Bouachrine calls his arrest the result of “a conspiracy ...

New York – The recent visit of Moroccan journalists to Israel, along with a mixed delegation of various Middle Eastern journalists, sparked controversy on the Moroccan street and drew condemnation from the Minister of Culture. The journalists visited with various political circles and received support from ...
Rabat – Twenty-four hours after arresting director of the daily newspaper Akhbar Alyoum, Taoufik Bouachrine, Casablanca's Public Prosecutor said in statement Saturday evening that the Moroccan journalist was arrested because of “sexual assault” allegations leveled against him. “The services of the ...
Moroccan journalist Soulaiman Raissouni was recently one of many writers in the country who took refuge on the internet after he was sidelined and silenced by ... Although he is now relatively free to decide which subjects he can cover, Raissouni, like most journalists in Morocco, is forced to stay away from ...
Rabat – Moroccan police have arrested Taoufik Bouachrine, a journalist and director of Moroccan newspaper Akhbar Alyoum and Alyaoum24 news website on Friday. The prolific and controversial journalist was arrested inside the headquarters of his newspaper. According to alyaoum24, twenty policemen ...
Rabat – The spokesperson of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Emmanuel Nahshon, has responded to the backlash over the Arab journalists' visit to Tel Aviv, that included five Moroccan reporters. Nothing can stop the freedom of journalists to visit #Israel . The world is becoming increasingly free and ...
Rabat – A Moroccan journalist for a national religious radio station was sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment on Monday evening at the court of first instance in Rabat after pleading guilty to the rape of a 14-year -old child who was a candidate in a competition of Quran recitation, reported the newspaper ...
One year after protests erupted in the northern city of Al Hoceima, Moroccan media are still struggling to cover the news, despite intimidation and legal threats from Moroccan authorities. The protest movement in Morocco's Rif region began with the death of fish vendor Mohsin Fekri on 29 October 2016.
Rabat - A Moroccan court on Tuesday sentenced to three months in jail a journalist accused of having "invited" people to take part in banned protests in the restive north, his website said. Hamid El Mahdaoui was arrested on Thursday at the start of a banned demonstration in the northern city of Al-Hoceima, ...


 

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