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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.

The mother (C-R) of Omar Radi (whose photo appears on the banner), a prominent Moroccan journalist on trial over charges of rape, takes part in a demonstration, Casablanca, 22 September 2020, FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

Sex crime charges: A new tactic to silence journalists in Morocco

Moroccan authorities are using trumped up sexual assault and “morals” charges to retaliate against journalists for their critical reporting and discredit them publicly, says the Committee to Protect Journalists.