2012-02-24 11:33:52U.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.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 16:10First Lady Bags KU Doctorate[The Star]First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has been awarded a honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Kenyatta University.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 14:52Cheikhs Launch Peace Caravan in Tunisia[Magharebia]Najjar -In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a caravan of Tunisian cheikhs and Islamic scholars left Zitouna Mosque in Kairouan on Monday (December 15th).
Sunday, 12-21-14, 10:16'Large Number' of Boko Haram Militants Killed[Premium Times]A large number of terrorists were on Friday killed by troops of the Nigerian military in Borno State, the defence headquarters has said in a statement.
Sunday, 12-21-14, 9:52Flames Move Four Places Up in the Latest Fifa Rankings[Malawi24]Despite failing to make it to the CAF'S 2015 African Cup of Nations scheduled for the Equatorial Guinea, the Flames of Malawi will finish the year in style as they have moved from position 94 to 90 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.