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Omar Radi

Omar Radi

HRD, Journalist
Attac Maroc

Omar Radi is a freelance journalist and human rights defender from Morocco. He is a member of the association Attac Maroc, working on human rights movements and social justice.

Difficulties remain for human rights defenders in Morocco. 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.