Morocco: Convictions Based on Tainted ‘Confessions’ - Frenchmen Had Disavowed Statements Prepared in Arabic
Moroccan courts recently sentenced two French citizens in unrelated cases to prison based largely on “confessions” written in Arabic, which they cannot read, Human Rights Watch, FIDH (the International Federation for Human Rights), and Amnesty International said today. Both defendants repudiated the confessions once they learned their contents.
Choose a language to view report
- Thailand: Suspension of Voice TV highlights why Thailand must lift over-broad powers to curtail press freedom
- Egypt: Further Information: Egypt: Pre-Trial Detention For Human Rights Defender: Ezzat Ghoniem and Azzoz Mahgoub
- Qatar: Promises yet to be fulfilled: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 33rd session of the UPR Working Group, May 2019