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Competition law in post-pandemic Africa key

Business Ghana 15 Apr 2021
The firm’s Competition and Antitrust teams in Cairo, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Paris and Washington DC, recently collaborated with competition lawyers from African Relationship Firms across the continent, to produce a comprehensive guide covering the latest developments in African competition law ... 2021 ... COVID-19 responses ... Amendments to existing laws.
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Jailed journalists go on hunger strike in Morocco

Urdu Point 12 Apr 2021
Casablanca, Morocco, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Apr, 2021 ) .Jailed Moroccan journalists Omar Radi and Soulaimane Raissouni have gone on hunger strike to demand their provisional release, having been held several months awaiting a verdict, a lawyer said Monday.
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Morocco: Release human rights defender prosecuted on trumped up charges

Amnesty 27 Jan 2021
Prior to his arrest, the judicial police in Rabat and Casablanca had summoned Monjib on multiple occasions for investigations in relation to these charges. Monjib’s lawyers have not been given access to the evidence brought against him for this new case until the hearing day, when they were able to read some of the elements in the judicial file ... .
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Elite Capital & Co. Withdraws from Significant Negotiations to Purchase the Moroccan Samir Refinery After ...

Pressat 10 Sep 2020
“We had delivered today a reasoned notice of withdrawal from negotiations to purchase the Moroccan Samir Refinery to the lawyer responsible for the liquidation at the Commercial Court in Casablanca after discovering flaw in the deal” Dr ... in Casablanca that Elite Capital & Co.
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Morocco arrests dissident journalist on rape and spy charges

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jul 2020
Omar Radi, a business journalist and critic of Morocco's human rights record, was also accused of receiving funds from abroad to undermine Morocco's security, the Casablanca prosecutor's office said in a statement. Radi, 33, denies all the charges, his lawyer Miloud Kandil told ...
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“They Have No Evidence Against Me”: Moroccan Journalist Omar Radi Jailed After He Criticized Govt.

Democracy Now 30 Jul 2020
... a journalist” and called on them to “release Radi [and] investigate any sexual assault charges in a credible and transparent manner.” Radi’s lawyers deny all the charges against him. He is reportedly being held in a prison in Casablanca that is a COVID hot spot.
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Morocco: Ex-leader Al-Yousifi’s memorial desecrated

Middle East Monitor 02 Jun 2020
Youssoufi died in Casablanca on 29 May, aged 96. A human rights lawyer, he served as prime minister of Morocco from 1998-2002.
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Morocco’s ‘$65 million’ real-estate swindle

Arab News 03 Apr 2020
CASABLANCA ... capital Casablanca. Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from “at least 1,000 victims” who invested in around 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, Mourad El Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors, said.
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Moroccans seethe over alleged real-estate swindle

Taipei Times 02 Apr 2020
AFP, CASABLANCA, Morocco ... Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from “at least 1,000 victims” who invested in about 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, said Mourad el-Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors.
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Morocco's '$65-million' real-estate fraud

Middle East Online 02 Apr 2020
CASABLANCA - ... Bab Darna consists of a group of firms that cashed advances from "at least 1,000 victims" who invested in around 15 fictitious real-estate projects in and around Casablanca over a decade, Mourad el Ajouti, one of the lawyers for the investors, told AFP news agency.
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Moroccan journalist on trial over a tweet, denies wrongdoing

Beaumont Enterprise 05 Mar 2020
CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan journalist and activist Omar Radi defended himself Thursday against charges of insulting a judge in a tweet that criticized his heavy sentencing of anti-government protesters ... Radi's lawyer ...
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Moroccan journalist faces a year in prison over tweet about judge

CNN 29 Dec 2019
When he reported to the police the next morning, they transferred him to a court in Casablanca where they began questioning him in the company of four lawyers, HRW said in the statement. The 30-minute session focused on the single tweet from April 6, Omar Bendjelloun, of the lawyers, told Human Rights Watch.
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Morocco: Free Outspoken Journalist Jailed Over Tweet

Human Rights 28 Dec 2019
On December 26, a judge in Casablanca rejected Radi’s request for pretrial release, notably on medical grounds that he suffers a severe form of asthma and other ailments ... When he reported the next morning at 9 a.m., the police transported him to the office of a prosecutor in the Ain Sebaa Court in Casablanca.
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Morocco Jails YouTuber, Detains Journalist

Voa News 26 Dec 2019
A Moroccan YouTuber was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for "insulting the king" in a video broadcast on social networks, his lawyer said ... Also on Thursday, journalist Omar Radi, 33, was detained in Casablanca and now faces trial, his lawyer Said Benhammani told AFP.
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