told the AP 40 officers surrounded the building and refused to show "permission to enter the premises.
We have witnessed in recent months a rise in the number of hunger strikers inside Moroccan prisons," said Abdelilah Benabdeslam of AMDH
Some human rights activists were beaten in front of police headquarters where they had tried to win the release of 13 members of the AMDH
human rights group, said Khadija Riyadi, another member of the group.
Originally formed by six NGOs, this umbrella organization has now grown to encompass more than 40 associations, including the most prominent, active and successful advocacy groups in the country: TM, Maroc 2020, Alternatives, Afak, the AMDH
, the OMDH, and Morocco's two most effective, best-known women's rights groups, the Association Democratique des Femmes du Maroc (Democratic Association of Moroccan Women, or ADFM) and the Union de l'Action Feminine (Union for Women's Action, or UAF).
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In a release, the ministry says AMDH
is once again making "gratuitous accusations" against security services in a report of its branch in Sidi Ifni, against a backdrop of vandalism acts in the city.
The Moroccan people want something that goes beyond the king's speech," said Abdelhamid Amine of AMDH
human rights group.
but we should not enact laws against it," Khadija Riyadi, president of Morocco's leading independent human rights group, AMDH
, told Reuters.