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Morocco/Western Sahara: Two years too long – repression of protests must end

Headline Title:  Morocco/Western Sahara: Repression of protests must end 20 February 2013 Two years after thousands of people took to the streets of Rabat, Casablanca and other cities in Morocco calling for reform, repression of protests in Morocco remains routine, said Amnesty International. To this day, dozens of activists affiliated with the 20 February movement are reported to be detained for peacefully expressing their views. Some have said they were tortured and ill-treated in custody. The 20 February movement, which was formed in the wave of popular uprisings in the Middle…

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