On World Press Freedom Day, we look at the situation of journalists and of the press in different countries in the Arab-Maghreb region
A long-term critic of the government in Morocco, Mahdouni was arrested in 2017 for his alleged participation in the Hirak-Rif movement
38 people are still being held in prison for participating in the protests in the Rif region against economic neglect, unemployment and state oppression
The “March of the Moroccan people” was organized by political and civil rights groups to demand the release of those who led and participated in the Hirak Rif protests of 2016. As many as 53 leaders and protesters were sentenced to jail for a total time of 300 years
Peoples Dispatch brings you an interview conducted with Brahim Kharchoufi, member of the Moroccan organization The Democratic Way, during the International Peoples’ Assembly in Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and Against Imperialism.
53 activists have been sentenced to a total of 300 years in prison for their role in the movement which mobilized thousands to demand their rights.