Al Jazeera Morocco chief fined

Hassan Rachidi fined $6,000 for "publishing false information" about Sidi Ifni event.

    Hassan Rachidi, left, arrives at the courthouse in Rabat for his trial [AFP]

    The Moroccan rights activist who initially told journalists about the alleged abuses in Sidi Ifni last month, was sentenced on Thursday to six months' jail and a fine.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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