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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: 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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Morocco: ANHRI condemns the attack on peaceful protesters in front of the parliament

20 June, 2017

Cairo: 20 June 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today denounced the security forces’ attack on protesters in front of the parliament’s headquarters in the capital Rabat, and the forcible dispersal of a sit-in staged in solidarity ...

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On World Press Freedom Day 2017, Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Arab Countries report released

4 May, 2017

(Beirut, Cairo) - On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Maharat Foundation released, on 03 May 2017, their report on “Freedom of Opinion and ...

Morocco: Writer Aziz Benhadouch Sentenced to Prison and Fined for his Novel ‘The Island of Males”

8 August, 2016

Cairo: 8 August, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued on 2 August 2016 by the Court of First Instance in the city of Ouarzazate (Southern Morocco) to imprison writer Aziz Benhadouch for two suspended ...

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Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

16 June, 2016

Today, the Centre for Law and Democracy, in collaboration with the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI, Egypt), the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS, India), the Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información ...

Morocco: Dismissal of Judge Al Heina is a Politicized Decision Lacks Transparency & Objectivity, ANHRI Says

15 February, 2016

Cairo: 15 February 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the decision made by the Supreme Council of the Judiciary in Morocco on the 11th of February 2016, to dismiss Mohamed Al Heina, a judge at the ...

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