Independent newspaper “Al-Jarida al-Oula” fined twice over the same article for “defamation” and “insulting judiciary”
Recent articles in Morocco

As discriminatory laws and a failure to protect trans people from violence and harassment continue to plague the LGBTQI+ community in Morocco, Human Rights Watch offers an insightful glimpse at the vulnerability trans people experience in the Kingdom.

Tunisian organizations call on Moroccan authorities to immediately release the editor of independent newspaper “Akhbar Al-Youm”, Slimane Raissouni, and to stop detaining journalists under fabricated charges.

According to Human Rights Watch, there is an alarming trend of activists, artists, and journalists being jailed for voicing their political opinions online.