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Journalists, Activists Face Controversial Trial in Morocco

Seven journalists and activists are facing trial in Morocco in a case widely criticized by human rights groups as politically motivated. Five of the activists face charges of “threatening national security” in Thursday's trial, including Maati Monjib, a historian who went on hunger strike twice this year in protest of a travel ban. Authorities made some reforms to appease a protest movement known as the Feb. 20 movement in the wake of Arab Spring uprisings in nearby countries, but...

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