Women Represent 2.5% of All Prisoners in Morocco’s Prisons

Women Represent 2.5% of All Prisoners in Morocco’s Prisons

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Women prisoners. Image for illustration purpose only.
Women prisoners. Image for illustration purpose only.

Rabat, Morocco (TMT)- The secretary general of the National Council for Human Rights (known under its French acronym CNDH), Sebbar Mohamed said yesterday in Casablanca, while speaking in a forum titled “The rights of prisoners between international standards and the conditions of detention,” that “Women represent 2.5% of all prisoners in Moroccan prisons.”

Among others, Sebbar said that┬áthe CNDH grants a huge “interest in the condition of detention of prisoners in Morocco.”

“The CNDH’s mission is┬ádefending human rights in Morocco in general, and prisoners rights in particular,” Sebbar stressed.

The Moroccan Times.