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Thousands March on Morocco’s Parliament, Demanding Release of Political Prisoners

HeadlineApr 22, 2019

In Morocco, thousands marched on the Parliament in the capital city Rabat on Sunday, demanding the release of 42 activists jailed for organizing nonviolent protests that call for social and economic reforms. The demonstration came two weeks after an appeals court in Casablanca upheld prison sentences of up to 20 years against the activists, who have since launched a hunger strike to protest their confinement.

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