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Morocco: Law Misused to Silence Reporters

Expand A citizen documenting a street protest with a smartphone in Morocco. © 2017 Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo   (New York) – Moroccan authorities are using a law designed to keep people from falsely claiming professional credentials to bring criminal charges against people trying to expose abuses, Human Rights Watch said today.   In the latest case, Nezha Khalidi, who is affiliated with the activist group Equipe Media in El-Ayoun, Western Sahara, will go on trial on May 20, 2019, accused of not meeting the requirements to call herself a journalist. Police arrested her on December 4, 2018, as…

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