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Morocco: Top newspaper editor sentenced to a year in prison
13 Jun 2011
BY INTERN

Rachid Nini, the editor of one of Morocco’s leading newspapers, has been sentenced to a year in prison and fined 100 euros after he was convicted of compromising “the security and integrity of the nation and citizens”. Nini had been held for over two months before the trial took place and had been refused bail three times. A number of his editorials had attempted to expose the corrupt practices of the Morrocan government.

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