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Omar Naji

HRD, Vice President
Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH)

Omar Naji is a human rights defender who works on refugee and immigration issues, and is vice-president of the Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH) in the Nador city branch.

Journalists and media workers critical of the government face harassment and arrest in some instances, and the country's press law includes prison terms for “maliciously” spreading “false information”. There are reports of torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders in detention and activists held have been incommunicado.