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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 1, 2009, Taoufiq Bouachrine,the then director of Morroccan daily Akhbar al-Youm, gestures as he exits the court at the end of a hearing in Casablanca. A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to the journalist accused of sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.STR / AFP

Dissident Moroccan publisher jailed on sexual assault charges

A Moroccan court has handed a 12 year prison sentence to a newspaper publisher charged with sexual assault, in a trial his lawyers said was politically motivated.

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A prominent Moroccan newspaper publisher and journalist arrested last week has been referred to the prosecution for alleged "sexual assault", his lawyer said on Monday.

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Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said.

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