Fouad Mourtada affair
Fouad Mourtada is a 26-year old Moroccan engineer who was sentenced by a Casablanca court to three years in prison for creating a Facebook page of the Prince Moulay Rachid, the brother of the king of ...
Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State
Asociación Saharaui de Víctimas de Violaciones Graves de los Derechos Humanos Cometidas por el Estado Marroquí (Spanish for the Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Violations of Human Rights Commi...
Sahrawi Association of Victims of Grave Human Rights Violations Committed by the Moroccan State - Wikipedia
Binyam Mohamed
Binyam Ahmed Mohamed (Amharic: ብንያም መሐመድ) (Arabic: بنيام محمد‎) (also listed as Benjamin Mohammed, Benyam (Ahmed) Mohammed and Benyam Mohammed al-Habashi) (born 24 July 1978) is an Ethio...
Binyam Mohamed - Wikipedia
Human rights in Western Sahara
The Government of Morocco sees Western Sahara as its Southern Provinces. The Moroccan government considers the Polisario Front as a separatist movement given the alleged Moroccan origins of some of it...
Human rights in Western Sahara - Wikipedia
Tazmamart
Tazmamart (Arabic: تازمامارت‎) was a secret prison in south-eastern Morocco in the Atlas Mountains, holding political prisoners. The prison became a symbol of oppression in the political hi...
LGBT rights in Morocco
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Morocco face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Morocco. Mor...
LGBT rights in Morocco - Wikipedia
Aïn El Aouda
Aïn El Aouda is a city in Morocco, situated in the subarban area of Rabat, according to the 2004 census it had a population of 25,105 inhabitantsThe city is rumored to house a detention centre of the ...
Years of Lead (Morocco)
The Years of Lead (Arabic: سنوات الرصاص‎ Sanawāt ar-Ruṣāṣ) is the term used especially by former opponents to the rule of King Hassan II of Morocco to describe a period of his rule (mainly t...
Temara interrogation centre
Also known as Temara secret detention center (Arabic: معتقل تمارة السري‎) is an extrajudicial detainment and secret prison facility of Morocco located within a forested area about 15 kilome...
Abdellatif Laabi
Abdellatif Laâbi is a Moroccan poet, born in 1942 in Fes, Morocco. Laâbi, then teaching French, founded with other poets the artistic journal Souffles, an important literary review in 1966. It was con...
International Bureau for the Respect of Human Rights in Western Sahara
BIRDHSO (French: Bureau International pour le Respect des Droits de l'Homme au Sahara Occidental; Spanish: Oficina Internacional para el Respeto de los Derechos Humanos en el Sahara Occidental...
International Bureau for the Respect of Human Rights in Western Sahara - Wikipedia
Abdellatif Zeroual
Abdellatif Zeroual (born 1951, Berrechid, Morocco, died on 14 November 1974, at "Derb Moulay Chérif" in Casablanca) was a philosophy teacher and member of the national committee of the "Ila Al Amam...
Aminatou Haidar
Aminatou Ali Ahmed Haidar (Arabic: أحمد علي حيدر أميناتو‎; born 24 July 1966), sometimes known as Aminetou,Aminatu or Aminetu, is a Sahrawi human rights activist and an advocate of the indep...
Aminatou Haidar - Wikipedia
Abraham Serfaty
Abraham Serfaty (Arabic: أبراهام سرفاتي‎‎; 1926 – 18 November 2010) was an internationally prominent Moroccan dissident, militant, and political activist, who was imprisoned for years ...
Equity and Reconciliation Commission
The Equity and Reconciliation Commission (Arabic: هيئة الإنصاف والمصالحة‎; French Instance Equité et Réconciliation - IER) is a Moroccan human rights and truth commission created on January ...