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Morocco: Prison Terms for Adultery

Email Ten-month prison sentences for a man and a woman for adultery, confirmed on appeal on May 27, 2015, are the disturbing outcome of a Moroccan adultery law that violates basic rights and a prosecution that appears politically-motivated. The case is the latest in a pattern of trials in Morocco with a political hue that fall short of due process and fair trial standards. (Rabat) – Ten-month prison sentences for a man and a woman for adultery, confirmed on appeal on May 27, 2015, are the disturbing outcome of a Moroccan adultery law that violates basic rights and a prosecution that appears…

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