Saturday, July 24

Raisuni, the journalist critical of Rabat arrested for abuses



After spending 92 days on a hunger strike and more than a year in preventive detention, “the story of Raisuni is right now the most emblematic case of Moroccan journalists in prison,” he explains. Edith Rodríguez Cachera, Vice President of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Spain. Suleiman Raisuni he faces a five-year prison sentence for an alleged crime – committed three years ago – of rape and violent detention of a young man. The Court of Appeal of Casablanca sentenced the journalist last Friday in a process that should have been held on June 15 and that was postponed due to the defendant’s health, greatly weakened by the strike. The reporter was so weak that he even asked to be transferred

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