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Morocco: Jailed Islamist dies after hunger strike
Posted on 21 May 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - An Algerian Islamist died in a Moroccan jail after a two-month hunger strike protesting torture and his living conditions, rights activists said Sunday. Ahmed Ben Miloud was one of Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers... Read More

Rights group alarmed over Morocco's underage maids
Posted on 16 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Morocco has made progress in reducing the number of girls working as domestic servants but much more needs to be done, Human Rights Watch reported Thursday. Tens of thousands of girls under the age of 15 are still working as domestic... Read More

Morocco Salafi clerics back death for journalist
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Three of Morocco's most prominent conservative clerics have publicly backed a demand that a journalist be put to death for supporting greater sexual Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers) Read More

Morocco suicide victim fell prey to society, laws
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

KHMIS SAHEL Morocco (AP) - Escape for 16-year-old Amina Filali from her marriage came in the form of a pill of rat poison she bought in the market for 60 cents. Pressured by a conservative rural Moroccan society, a judge and her own mother to marry... Read More

UN: Torture of activists in Morocco 'systematic'
Posted on 25 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Torture is systematic in Morocco for cases involving anti-government demonstrators and those accused of terrorism, a U.N. expert said Saturday after concluding a fact-finding mission in the North African kingdom. U.N. special... Read More

Morocco expels 19 foreigners from W Sahara
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Morocco has expelled 19 foreigners from the annexed territory of the Western Sahara, saying they were journalists who entered without permission. The action, which underlines Morocco's intense sensitivity over criticism of... Read More