26 June 2009

Stories from 26 June 2009

Morocco: Human Rights Activist Jailed for Whistleblowing

  26 June 2009

A human rights activist critical of Moroccan drug policies was sentenced on Wednesday to three years in prison.  Chakib Al Khayari's sentence was called “a stark reminder of Morocco's tenuous and uneven progress on human rights” by Human Rights Watch.  As President of the Association for Human Rights in the...

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