Advocacy / Morocco

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Call to reject the extradition of Yidiresi Aishan to China on the grounds of non-refoulement

December 21, 2021

Joint letter signed by 15 human rights NGOs calling on the Prime Minister of Morocco to reject the extradition of Yidiresi Aishan to China on the grounds of non-refoulement.

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Release Omar Radi and guarantee fair trial proceedings

April 06, 2021

Ahead of the trial of Moroccan journalist Omar Radi on April 6, 2021, MENA Rights Group and 15 CSOs urged the Moroccan authorities to grant him provisional release and guarantee fair trial proceedings for all parties.

Open letter to Convention against Torture Initiative: NGOs concerned over violation of non-refoulement principle by Morocco

March 24, 2021

On March 24, 2021, MENA Rights Group and seven NGOs wrote to the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI), an intergovernmental initiative aimed at promoting the implementation of the Convention worldwide, and of which Morocco is a founding member state. The NGOs brought to the CTI’s attention the recent extradition of Osama Al Hasani to Saudi Arabia, in violation of the principle of non-refoulement, expressing concern over this serious setback in the implementation of the Convention by Morocco.

Joint Letter Calling on Moroccan Authorities to Drop Charges Against Human Rights Defender Maati Monjib

November 25, 2020

The undersigned civil society organizations call on the Moroccan authorities to immediately end their intimidation and harassment campaign against academic and human rights defender Maati Monjib and drop all baseless charges leveled against him.