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Morocco: Journalist Omar Radi’s unfair trial marred with violations

Imprisoned journalist continues to appeal his sentence after a trial marred with violations of fair trial standards and based on flimsy evidence, according to a Human Rights Watch review of the case.

Morocco: Journalist Maati Monjib denied right to seek medical treatment abroad

Tunisian rights groups call a travel ban imposed on Moroccan historian and writer Maati Monjib “a flagrant violation of his fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution and the law”.

Members of the Tunisian Journalists Union pose with posters in support of imprisoned Moroccan journalists Omar Radi and Souleimane Raissouni, in Tunis, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2021, Jdidi wassim/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Morocco: Prison sentences for journalists Omar Radi and Imad Stitou

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the sentencing of Moroccan journalists Omar Radi and Imad Stitou on sex crime charges the rights group says are part of efforts by authorities to target independent journalists for their reporting.