Moroccan king pardons journalist in abortion case

Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni is greeted by her relatives as she leaves the prison in Sale, near the capital Rabat, Morocco October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

RABAT (Reuters) – Morocco’s king has pardoned Hajar Raissouni, a journalist sentenced to a year in prison last month for extramarital sex and an abortion, along with her fiance, a doctor and two of his colleagues, the justice ministry said on Wednesday. The case of Raissouni, who had denied the charges against her, outraged human […]

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