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Video: ICP Asks United Nations of Morocco Arrests and Repression in Rif

On June 7, Inner City Press investigative journalist Matthew Russell Lee asked holdover UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric about the mass arbitrary arrests and the continual escalation of repression By Morocco in northern Rif Region. the spokesman response was “I don’t have anything for you.I should hopefully have something for you tomorrow.” 

Since October 2016, the human rights situation in Morocco has become even more alarming. Moroccan Authorities have responded harshly to the social and economic demands of the ongoing peaceful protests in Northern Rif region, using excessive force to disperse crowds and carrying out mass arrests and detentions of more than 100 protesters including Nasser Zafzafi, the protests movement leader.

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