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Morocco: Activists jailed for reporting torture must be released immediately

Headline Title:  Morocco: Activists jailed for reporting torture must be released immediately 14 August 2014 Two activists recently imprisoned after they reported they had been abducted and tortured must be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said.Human rights and political activist Wafae Charaf was sentenced to a year in prison and a 1000 MAD fine (approximately USD 120) on Tuesday for allegedly falsely reporting being abducted and tortured by unknown persons in April this year.The court also ordered her to pay 50,000 MAD (approximately USD 6,000) in compensation…

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