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Morocco: the fight against impunity requires more than promises

29.09.2016 - (Last modified: 23.02.2017)
A recent decision of the Committee against Torture confirmed that States must do much better than vague promises to uph...
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Abdellatif Hammouchi

09.05.2016 - (Last modified: 27.07.2020)
facts Abdellatif Hammouchi was born in 1966 in Taza, a city in north-eastern Morocco. In 1991 he graduated in law f...
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Case Omar N’dour v. Morocco

12.02.2016 - (Last modified: 06.12.2021)
Introduction In November 2014, TRIAL and ASVDH (Saharawi Association of Victims of Grave Violations of Human Rights Committed by the Moroccan State) submitted a communication to the Committee against Torture on behalf of Mr. Omar N'dour. On 8 November 2010 Moroccan security forces dismantled the Saharawi protest camp known as Gdeim Izik, near El Aaiún, in Western...

Morocco: NGO and victims of torture intimidated

10.02.2015 - (Last modified: 12.07.2017)
After ACAT (Action des Chrétiens pour l’abolition de la torture) was summoned to court by Morocco, 9 human rights NGOs are expressing their concern regarding criminal procedures against civilians who have filed torture complaints, and an NGO representing them. More: Version in French
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