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
the man she said had raped her at Full
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
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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 rapporteur on torture Juan Mendez spent Full
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
its policies in the mineral rich region, came as...
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 servants in Morocco, and they are subject...