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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.

The mother of prominent journalist Omar Radi (pictured), takes part in a demonstration in support of Radi, in Casablanca, Morocco, 22 September 2020, FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

Morocco: Imprisoned journalists’ hunger strike for freedom

Imprisoned Moroccan journalists subjected to arbitrary and abusive prosecutions, launch hunger strikes to call attention to their unjust detention.

French-Moroccan journalist and rights activist Maâti Monjib (C), who had been on hunger strike, gestures upon his release from El Arjate prison near the capital Rabat, 23 March 2021, STR/AFP via Getty Images

European Union urged to take action to secure release of Moroccan and French journalist Maâti Monjib

In a statement issued prior to the provisional release of Moroccan and French journalist Maâti Monjib, we joined 15 organisations in urging the European Union to take action on his case.