Morocco court jails investigative reporter on adultery charges

March 31, 2015 9:24 PM

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RABAT (Reuters) - A Moroccan court has sentenced an investigative reporter to 10 months of prison for "taking part in adultery", his lawyers said, but rights groups said it was another blow to freedom of speech in the North African kingdom.

Hicham Mansouri, who is working for the Moroccan Association for Investigative Journalism (AMJI), was arrested earlier in March after dozen of police officers stormed his flat in Rabat.

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