Morocco

On World Press Freedom Day 2017, Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Arab Countries report released

4 May, 2017

(Beirut, Cairo) - On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Maharat Foundation released, on 03 May 2017, their report on “Freedom of Opinion and ...

Morocco: Writer Aziz Benhadouch Sentenced to Prison and Fined for his Novel ‘The Island of Males”

8 August, 2016

Cairo: 8 August, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued on 2 August 2016 by the Court of First Instance in the city of Ouarzazate (Southern Morocco) to imprison writer Aziz Benhadouch for two suspended ...

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Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

16 June, 2016

Today, the Centre for Law and Democracy, in collaboration with the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI, Egypt), the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS, India), the Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información ...

Morocco: Dismissal of Judge Al Heina is a Politicized Decision Lacks Transparency & Objectivity, ANHRI Says

15 February, 2016

Cairo: 15 February 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the decision made by the Supreme Council of the Judiciary in Morocco on the 11th of February 2016, to dismiss Mohamed Al Heina, a judge at the ...

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Drop All Charges Against Moroccan Journalist Ali Anouzla – Let Him Go Free, Once and For All

21 January, 2016

Human rights and freedom of expression groups are calling on the Moroccan authorities to drop all charges against Ali Anouzla and to end their judicial pursuit of him and his news publication Over two years on from his initial arrest, detention ...

Morocco: A Human Rights Symposium Banned in Tetouan.. Authorities Have to Halt their Crackdown on the Right to Peaceful Assembly

24 December, 2015

Cairo: 24 December, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the ban of Moroccan authorities to a symposiumon freedom of belief and coexistence. Moroccan League for the Defense of Human Rights (MLDHR), jointly with the Apostolic Line affiliated ...

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Trial of Fatima Naoot Adjourned to December 8

24 November, 2015

Alkhalifa Court of Misdemeanor, at South Cairo Court, ordered the adjournment of the trial of Fatima Naoot, a writer, to December 8 hearing. Naoot is facing the contempt of religion charge, as she is accused of criticizing Islamic rituals of ...

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Morocco: Suspended Sentence & Fine against a Journalist for Criticizing National Security Administration

21 October, 2015

Cairo: 21 October, 2015 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the judgment issued by a court at Aïn Sebaâ in Casablanca, to carry the journalist “Adel Al-Karmoti”- editor-in-chief of e-magazine “Hibapress”- a 4-month suspended sentence, and to ...

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Morocco: ANHRI Calls for Abandoning Attacks on Media-Figure Aisha Al-Samlali

22 September, 2015

 Cairo: 22 September, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the several violations committed against media professional “Aisha Al-Samlali”, as well as the lateness of adjudicating on her case against MFM Radio. On September 16, Al-Samlali has decided to ...

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Morocco: Investigating Activist “Karima Nader” is Continual Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders

10 September, 2015

 Cairo: 10 September, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the Moroccan security bodies’ summons of Karima Nader, vice-president of Association Des Droits Numériques (AND), on Tuesday September 8, for interrogating her over a recently-issued human ...

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