Category Archives: About Human Rights in Morocco

“Once again the Makhzen didn’t fall short of disregard, indifference, and cruelty.”

by Salah Elayoubi: “What began in early November, as a masquerade with prayers asking for rain, has now taken on the appearance of national tragedy. It’s like the rage of heaven had hit the country, just to punish its own … Continue reading

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“We, the undersigned, stand by those human rights organisations that are boycotting the event

Strasbourg — Members of the European Parliament has expressed their support to the human rights organizations boycotting the 2nd World Human Rights Forum held in Marrakech, Morocco, in a statement Wednesday. “We, the undersigned, stand by those human rights organisations … Continue reading

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Why the World Forum on Human Rights should not take place in Morocco: Citizens and signatories of this Brazilian manifesto are entities presenting their rejection….

….to holding the 2nd. World Human Rights Forum in the city of Marrakesh in Morocco from 27 to 30 November 2014. Morocco, organized as a monarchy, is the last country in the world continuing to colonize a people in the … Continue reading

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Morocco hosts ‘masquerade’ civil rights forum – Al Jazeera English

The kingdom is “using the opportunity to present a false image,” said former AMDH president and winner of the U.N. Human Rights Prize, Khadija Riyadi. “We want to say to the international press that this image isn’t true. We want … Continue reading

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Breaking: MOROCCO – WESTERN SAHARA: LIFT RESTRICTIONS ON ASSOCIATIONS, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT

Index: MDE 29/007/2014 26 November 2014. “Undue restrictions on freedom of expression and association of groups critical of Morocco’s human rights record, including Amnesty International, are casting a shadow on the World Human Rights Forum due to open tomorrow in … Continue reading

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Marrakech detainees have called for a hunger strike to coincide with the hosting of World Forum for Human Rights

Marrakech detainees have called for a hunger strike to coincide with the hosting of World Forum for Human Rights. The strike will start on the first day of the forum. In a statement signed by the detained activists from prisons … Continue reading

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The World Forum on Human Rights under high surveillance in Marrakech

The ASDHOM (Association de Défense des Droits de l’Homme au Maroc) just been alerted by the case of two association leaders who left France to participate in the Forum and who bore the brunt of a obsessively thorough frisking by … Continue reading

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