two weeks detention for the academic

Since 2015, he has been in court. There were 21 hearings, all of which were postponed before they even started. So they found nothing serious that the court can rely on to try Maâti Monjib and his comrades. It is the habit of the Moroccan authorities to initiate such trials against defenders, activists, opponents and leave them open. They are never closed, never classified, they are never judged … It’s like a sword of Damocles to these activists. It is a practice (used to suppress) and (put) pressure on (activists).

Khadija Riadi, Member of the AMDH (Moroccan Association for Human Rights) and Member of the Support Committee of Maâti Monjib

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