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2006-07-13 22:32:00

By Tom Pfeiffer RABAT (Reuters) - Abdennaceur Bnouhachem's work as a left-wing student activist came to an abrupt end on April 13, 1976 when plainclothed security officers cornered him in the street and bundled him into an unmarked van.

2006-01-06 13:46:10

By Lamine Ghanmi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco's King Mohammed, under pressure from human rights groups to apologize for more than four decades of past repression by the state, offered on Friday his sympathy for the victims.

2005-10-08 10:43:09

RABAT (Reuters) - An official Moroccan human rights group on Saturday unveiled the mass graves of 50 political prisoners who died at secret detention centres in the 1970s.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.