Two French TV journalists expelled from Morocco

first_img June 8, 2021 Find out more NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say April 28, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Martin Weill and Pierre Le Beau, who work for the Petit Journal news programme on Canal +, were arrested yesterday when their presence in the city was reported to the authorities. After being interrogated all afternoon at a police station, they were forced to return to Paris on a flight from Casablanca airport yesterday evening. “It is unacceptable to expel journalists who are just doing their job,” said Yasmine Kacha, the head of RSF’s North Africa desk. “The increasingly frequent expulsions of foreign journalists by the Moroccan authorities are extremely worrying for the future of freedom of information in Morocco.” Morocco is ranked 130th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2015 World Press Freedom Index. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the expulsion of two French TV journalists who went with a human rights activist to a neighbourhood in the city of Beni Mallal, in central Morocco, to investigate reports of a homophobic attack on a gay couple in early March. Follow the news on Morocco / Western Sahara News News April 4, 2016 – Updated on May 19, 2016 Two French TV journalists expelled from Morocco News to go further News Organisation Morocco / Western SaharaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Freedom of expression RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance Morocco / Western SaharaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abuses Freedom of expression Hunger strike is last resort for some imprisoned Moroccan journalists Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information April 15, 2021 Find out morelast_img

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