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IPI urges Morocco to release Taoufik Bouachrine

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today called for the release of Moroccan editor Taoufik Bouachrine in line with the findings of the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. “The arrest and sentencing of Bouachrine, a well-known critic of both the Moroccan and Saudi Arabian […]

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Groups urge Morocco to ‘let Ali Anouzla go free’

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined with 11 other free expression and human rights defenders in urging Moroccan authorities to end the years of judicial harassment journalist Ali Anouzla has faced by finally and fully dismissing spurious terrorism charges against him, and by allowing him the freedom to practice independent journalism unhindered. Anouzla faces […]

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IPI calls for release of Moroccan editor

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined more than 40 freedom of expression organisations in an appeal to Moroccan authorities for the immediate release of editor Ali Anouzla. Anouzla was arrested on Sept. 17, 2013 and faces terrorism-related charges in connection with a news article published on the Arabic edition of Lakome.com. The article included […]

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Moroccan editor released on bond

The International Press Institute (IPI) welcomed today’s release on bail of Moroccan editor Ali Anouzla more than a month after he was arrested in connection with an article published on a leading Internet news site. But IPI called for prosecutors to drop charges of supporting terrorism that he still faces. The investigative judge’s decision to […]

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