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'The Moroccan Façade'

Moroccan authorities have come to rely on a stealthy system of judicial and financial controls to keep enterprising journalists in check, the Committee to Protect Journalists has found in a new report, 'The Moroccan Façade'. In a series of politicised court cases over the last two years, at least five Moroccan journalists have been hit with disproportionate financial penalties, five have been handed suspended jail terms, and one was banned from practising journalism. CPJ's Joel Campagna and Kamel Labidi report.
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