Casablanca (in Arabic: الدار البيضاء, Addaar Albayḍaa; in Berber: Anfa, ⴰⵏⴼⴰ; local informal name: Kaẓa) is the largest city of Morocco, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the largest city in the Maghreb, as well as one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically.
Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and one of the largest financial centers on the African continent. The 2012 census, adjusted with recent numbers, recorded a population of about 4 million in the prefecture of Casablanca. Casablanca is considered the economic and business center of Morocco, while the national political capital is Rabat.
The leading Moroccan companies and international corporations doing business there have their headquarters and main industrial facilities in Casablanca. Recent industrial statistics show Casablanca retains its historical position as the main industrial zone of the country. The Port of Casablanca is one of the largest artificial ports in the world, and the largest port of North Africa. It is also the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy.
In the final of Melodifestivalen 2010 they performed with the 2009 winning song La voix along with 2009 winner Malena Ernman. Later in the year released the single Downtown. 2012 came the debut album Apocalyptic Youth, followed by the album Riding a Black Swan, 2014.
After a year of his arrest at the Casablanca airport, the fate of the Uyghur activist IdrisHasan, also known as Yidiresi Aishan, remains shrouded in ambiguity ... However, fears of extradition, execution, and torture, are always there," said Lkbir Lmseguem, the activist's lawyer, to The NewArab ... "I don't know the reasons yet," added the lawyer.
"The Casablanca court sentenced Saida El Alami to two years in prison, a sentence accompanied by a fine of 5,000 dirhams ($500)," her lawyer Souad Brahma said ... Casablanca First Instance Court sentenced #Saida_El_Alami to 2 years in prison for social media posts denouncing Moroccan ...
Human rights defenderSaida El Alami was arrested on 23 March and will appear before a Casablanca court on 8 April to face charges over posts in which she publicly denounced the harassment she faced at the hands of the police and criticized the authorities’ repression of journalists and activists.
Just a few hours after pronouncing the court's decision against Ziane, the CasablancaCourt of Appeal confirmed the 5-year prison sentence against journalist Soulaimane Raissouni ... Raissouni’s lawyer Miloud Kandil told reporters outside the Casablanca Court of Appeal that the court’s decision ‘proves that they want revenge on Raissouni.’.
GOP lawyer taking on Letitia James in race for attorney general ... Francisco Casablanca-Torres was riding his Bianchi bike during a protest near Third Ave ... Casablanca said he was trying to record cops on his mobile phone as police rushed protesters when he was struck, with the blow knocking the phone to the ground.
Elite’s founder, John Casablancas, has also been accused of sexual abuse, including in a 2002 lawsuit that claimed he engaged in “a pattern of seducing, sexually exploiting and/or abusing minor girls, including girls as young as 14 or 15 years old.” Casablancas’ lawyers at the ...
A Moroccan court on Thursday sentenced journalist and rights activist OmarRadi — already imprisoned on charges of espionage and rape — to a three-month suspended sentence for “public drunkenness”, his lawyer said.
A Belgian law firm said on Tuesday that authorities in Morocco detained a Belgian lawyer and barred him from entering the country after he was scheduled to attend the trial of an opposition journalist ...OmarRadi, which was held Tuesday noon at the court of appeal in Casablanca.
On Tuesday, the authorities expelled Radi's Belgian lawyer, Christophe Marchand, who arrived had in Casablanca to attend his trial ... He said he had lodged a complaint with the UN's special rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers asking him to intervene so he could do his job.
His wife Kholoud Mokhtari told AFP Tuesday that his lawyers had seen him the previous day ... On Tuesday, the journalist "did not attend his audience because the conditions linked to his health were not met", his lawyer Souad Brahma said after the brief hearing at the Casablanca appeals court.
Casablanca, Morocco, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 11th Jun, 2021 ) .The trial of Moroccan journalist Soulaimane Raissouni, who has been on hunger strike for 64 days, was Thursday again postponed to June 15 after a tense hearing where his lawyers said they were unable to plead due to the "alarming" state of his health.
The works range from 500 to 80,000 euros ($600 - $97,649) ... Their collaboration has an enormous cultural heritage value.” ... Elias Khrouz, a lawyer specialising in copyright law, who is based in Casablanca, said the artists’ children had legal grounds on which to oppose the sale, but the existing campaign is not enough to prevent it ... Read More ... .