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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.

Morocco publisher accused of ‘sexual assault’ – lawyer

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.

Morocco police arrest prominent newspaper publisher

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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