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2012-02-24 11:33:52 U.S./Morocco - Clinton Should Urge Legal Reform - Rights-Friendly New Constitution Requires Revision of Repressive Speech Laws [HRW] Washington, DC - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton should urge Morocco's new chief of government Abdelilah Benkirane to lead the process of revising laws that impose prison terms for peaceful expression, Human Rights Watch said today. Clinton should also urge Moroccan authorities to free leading journalist Rachid Nini, who is serving a one-year sentence for articles he wrote.

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Monday, 03-30-15, 12:5913 Foreigners Detained Over Illegal Entry[ANGOP] Caxito -Thirteen citizens of various nationalities were arrested Thursday in commune of Barra do Dande, Dande district, northern Bengo province, for illegal entry into the country.
Monday, 03-30-15, 12:55State Secretary for Environment Attends Fair in Germany[ANGOP] Berlin -The State secretary of Environment for New Technologies and Environmental Quality, Syanga Abilio, is in Berlin (Germany), to participate in the "Wasser Berlin", known as Environmental Technology Fair, which runs from 24 to 27 March.
Monday, 03-30-15, 12:54President Denis Sassou Nguesso Expected in Luanda[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, is expected Monday in Luanda for a state visit, said at a press conference the director for Africa and Middle East of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Joaquim do Espirito Santo.
Monday, 03-30-15, 12:48Comedian Trevor Noah Lands Top U.S. Television Job[allAfrica] South African comedian Trevor Noah has reportedly been given a big promotion - following in American television host Jon Stewarts's footsteps, according to the New York Times.
Monday, 03-30-15, 12:43Japan Gives U.S.$3.2 Million for Women in South Sudan[UNFPA] Japan allocates $3.22 million to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity among populations affected by crisis in three most affected states in South Sudan

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