Morocco/Western Sahara

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Morocco/Western Sahara: Investigate alleged torture of six ...
16 May 2013

The Moroccan authorities must immediately launch a full, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that six Sahrawi activists – including ...

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Morocco: Six arrested and tortured in Western Sahara
15 May 2013

On 9 May, Moroccan security forces in Laayoune, Western Sahara, arrested six Sahrawis including a 17-year-old. They were arrested after protesting ...

Urgent Action       MDE 29/005/2013

UN 'miss opportunity' to allow Western Sahara human rights ...
25 April 2013

The UN Security Council has failed to add human rights monitoring to the mandate of its Western Sahara peacekeeping force, despite ongoing reports ...

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Morocco – Western Sahara: exclude “confessions” obtained ...
15 April 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 29/003/2013. 15 April 2013. Morocco – Western Sahara: ...

Public Statement       MDE 29/003/2013

Morocco – Western Sahara: Moroccan authorities must ...
3 April 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: MDE 29/002/2013. 3 April 2013 . Morocco – Western Sahara. ...

Public Statement       MDE 29/002/2013

Morocco/Western Sahara: Comprehensive reforms to end ...
1 March 2013

The suicide of Amina Filali led to a public outcry in Morocco and has prompted the authorities to change the law allowing a rapist to escape prosecution ...

Document       MDE 29/001/2013

Amnesty International | Bias in Penal Code puts women and ...
1 March 2013

In March 2012, Moroccan 16-year-old Amina Filali swallowed rat poison and killed herself, after being forced to marry the man she said had raped her ...

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Bias in Penal Code puts women and girls in danger in ...
1 March 2013

Authorities in Morocco are reviewing an article of the country's Penal Code that allowed rapists to escape prosecution if they marry the victim, after a ...

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Amnesty International | Morocco/Western Sahara: Editor ...
25 February 2013

A Moroccan editor is facing imprisonment on charges of disseminating false information after he ran a story alleging that a senior government official ...

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Amnesty International | Morocco/Western Sahara: Two years ...
20 February 2013

Two years after thousands of people took to the streets of Rabat, Casablanca and other cities in Morocco calling for reform, repression of protests in Morocco ...

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