Morocco/Western Sahara

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Amnesty International | Moroccan journalist set to face trial ...
16 May 2011

A Moroccan journalist set to go on trial tomorrow, apparently for criticizing Morocco's counter-terrorism law, must be released immediately and ...

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Amnesty International Report 2011: State of human rights in ...
13 May 2011

People first called for fundamental change in Tunisia at the end of 2010, the year covered by Amnesty International's latest annual worldwide survey ...

Report       POL 10/012/2011

Morocco royal pardon an encouraging step
15 April 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: MDE 29/002/2011. Date: 15 April 2011. Morocco royal pardon an encouraging step. ...

Public Statement       MDE 29/002/2011

Morocco urged not to suppress weekend protests | Amnesty ...
18 March 2011

Amnesty International calls on the Moroccan authorities to allow mass peaceful demonstrations planned for this Sunday to go ahead peacefully.

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Morocco frees arbitrarily detained former military officer ...
4 March 2011

Former colonel Kaddour Terhzaz was sentenced to 12 years in jail after he wrote to the country's monarch complaining about the treatment of former ...

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Moroccan authorities must uphold freedom of assembly
24 February 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: MDE 29/001/2011. Date: 24 February 2011. Moroccan authorities ...

Public Statement       MDE 29/001/2011

Morocco/Western Sahara: Rights Trampled: Protests, violence ...
20 December 2010

Violent confrontations broke out in November 2010 when Moroccan security forces sought to forcibly remove people from a tented “protest camp.” In ...

Report       MDE 29/019/2010

Morocco/Western Sahara: Rights trampled amidst protests ...
20 December 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 20 December 2010. AI Index: MDE 29/020/2010. Morocco/Western ...

Public Statement       MDE 29/020/2010

Moroccan man forcibly returned by Spain could face torture ...
17 December 2010

Ali Aarrass, who is accused of terrorism-related offences, is believed to be at serious risk of human rights violations amid persistent reports of abuses ...

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Spain: Further information: Man returned to Morocco from ...
16 December 2010

Ali Aarrass, a dual Belgian-Moroccan national, was extradited from Spain to Morocco on 15 December. Neither Ali Aarrass's lawyers nor his relatives ...

Urgent Action       EUR 41/005/2010