Morocco’s national press union has called for the provisional release of the two journalists but defended the right of the plaintiff to seek justice in a fair trial. (AFP)

Trial of Moroccan journalists raises fears of repression

  • The trail of the two Moroccan journalists accused of sexual assault have raised fears of increasing state repression.
  • Rights activists believe the authorities are using pre-trial detention to target political opponents by applying the law unevenly.
By AP ·