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Free Speech on Trial in Morocco

Hearings resume this week in the case of seven Moroccan journalists accused of violating national security.  Their crime?  They helped train citizen journalists to use a smartphone app. Amnesty International reports that five of the defendants are accused of attempting to compromise citizens’ loyalty to the government and tarnish Morocco’s image.  If convicted, they could face five years in prison.   Two are accused of receiving foreign funding to finance...

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