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Morocco| Unfair Verdict to Fine NUMP President over Opinion Case

4 October, 2017

Cairo: 4 October 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the verdict issued yesterday, October 3, by Rabat’s Court of First Instance to fine Abdullah Bakkali- president of the National Union of the Moroccan Press (NUMP) and editor-in-chief of ...

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Morocco: Deportation of Guardian Journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghan is Attempt to Hush Al Hoceima Incidents Up  

1 October, 2017

Cairo: 1 October 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the Moroccan authorities’ deportation of journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghan, who writes for the Guardian, on Thursday September 28,  on the background of preparing a report on “The Countryside ...

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Morocco| Release Rights Activist Rashed Ishi who Jailed for a Facebook Post

25 September, 2017

Cairo: 25 September 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the arrest of Rashid Ishi, a human rights defender and member of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (MAHR) in Fes city, along with bringing him before the ...

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Morroco – ANHRI Condemns Aggravating the Sentence Against Journalist Hamid Mehdaoui

15 September, 2017

Cairo – 12 September 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the verdict issued today morning increasing the sentence against the journalist Hamid Mehdaoui, director of the news website badil.info, from three months to one year in ...

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Morocco: Thousands of websites threatened to be blocked after amendments to Press and Publications Code

21 August, 2017

Journalists and human rights defenders are waiting for thousands of news websites to be blocked after the "Press and Publication Code" took effect on the 15th of this August. The "Press and Publication Code" consists of three laws, the "Press ...

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ANHRI: Imprisonment of Moroccan activist Mohammed Thaghra violates the right to freedom of expression

20 August, 2017

Cairo: 20 August, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued on 18 August by Inezgane Court of First Instance to imprison Mohammed Thaghra- AKA "Hamza al-Hazin"- for 10 months in addition to a fine of ...

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Morocco: New unjust ruling to imprison a journalist detained from the rebellious Hoceima city

25 July, 2017

Cairo: 25 July, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued today’s morning to imprison Moroccan journalist Hamid Al-Mahdawi for three months in addition to a fine of AED 20,000 (approximately USD 2100), based on allegations ...

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Morocco: Free Zefzafi and his colleagues.. Free the “Rif”

11 July, 2017

Cairo: 11 July, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) called for the release of Nasser Zefzafi, an activist at the protest movement in northern Morocco “Rif”, opening an impartial and transparent investigation into allegations of torture against ...

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Ali Anouzla chosen as the human rights and freedom of expression defender of July 2017

6 July, 2017

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Maharat Foundation, and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), in cooperation with IFEX, have chosen the prominent Moroccan human rights defender Ali Anouzla as the Defender of Human Rights & Freedom ...

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Position paper: Violations in Morocco expose the falsity of democratic reforms

29 June, 2017

Cairo: 29 June, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today said: “Morocco’s monarchy supports the continuous violations of the right to peaceful expression and assembly; against the backdrop of the mounting popular demands in the Moroccan Rif ...

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