Mauritania: Activist Arrested for Social Media Posts

(Tunis) – Mauritanian authorities have detained an activist since January 24, 2018, apparently over social media posts decrying discrimination, Human Rights Watch said today. The activist, Abdallahi Salem Ould Yali, used social media to urge the country’s Haratines, a group descended from slaves who comprise…

Morocco: Review Conviction of Protest Leader

(Tunis) – Moroccan authorities should urgently review the conviction of an activist sentenced to five years in prison in possible reprisal for his activism in a social protest movement, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should ensure that no confession obtained by coercion is…

Tunisia: Parliament Member Prosecuted for Insulting Army

Expand Tunisian protesters stand outside a military court in Tunis as they demonstrate in support of blogger Yassine Ayari during his appeal hearing on March 3, 2015.  © 2015 Getty Images   (Tunis, January 23, 2018) – A Tunisian blogger who recently won election to…

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