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  1. Social Media Frees Moroccan GaysBy Hugh RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    Two men are beaten by a mob-and then arrested for homosexuality. Then the video of their attack went viral.

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  2. Morocco frees 2 convicted of homosexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    A Moroccan court on Monday released two men convicted of homosexuality - which normally carries a jail sentence in the kingdom - in a case that stirred emotions throughout the country. The court also jailed two men convicted of attacking the couple, while outside two topless Femen activists from France were detained and deported after protesting for Rabat to decriminalise homosexuality.

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  3. Morocco court releases 2 men convicted of homosexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | ABS-CBN News

    A Moroccan court on Monday released two men convicted of homosexuality -- which normally carries a jail sentence in the kingdom -- in a case that stirred emotions throughout the country. The court also jailed two men convicted of attacking the couple, while outside two topless Femen activists from France were detained and deported after protesting for Rabat to decriminalise homosexuality.

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  4. Morocco: Victims of Attack Jailed for "Homosexual Acts"Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Common Dreams

    A Moroccan court has convicted one man and is trying a second for homosexual acts, after a group of youths attacked and brutalized them on the night of March 9, 2016. The youths broke into the home of one of the men in the city of Beni Mellal, beat them, and dragged them naked onto the streets.

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  5. Woman mistaken for Paris jihadi lives in fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | CNN

    In an interview, Bakkatha who's from the central Moroccan city of Beni Mellal, told CNN that a former friend sold photographs of her to a journalist, taking advantage of similarities in her looks to Ait Boulahcen .

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  6. Moroccan woman mistaken for Paris jihadi: I live in continuous fearRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    What surprised her even more was the name in the captions: Hasna Ait Boulahcen, the jihadi woman killed in a Paris raid last week. In an interview, Bakkatha who's from the central Moroccan city of Beni Mellal, told CNN that a former friend sold photographs of her to a journalist, taking advantage of similarities in her looks to Ait Boulahcen.

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  7. Morocco arrests 4 for suspected IS tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A four-member group suspected of having ties to the Islamic State have been arrested in Morocco, officials said Monday. The four were detained in the city of Beni Mellal, 250 kilometres south of the North African country's capital Rabat.

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  8. Morocco arrests four militants with 'links' to IS groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Times of Oman

    People hold candles in memory of victims of the Paris attacks, at the French embassy in Casablanca, Morocco on November 15, 2015. Photo - Reuters Rabat: Moroccan police have arrested four people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to the IS militant group, the interior ministry said on Monday.

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  9. Morocco arrests four suspected of having links to Islamic State - interior ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    RABAT: Moroccan police have arrested four people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to Islamic State, the interior ministry said on Monday.

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  10. Morocco arrests four militants with suspected ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Peninsula

    RABAT: Moroccan police have arrested four people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to the Islamic State group, the interior ministry said on Monday. The cell, the latest of a series of Islamist militant groups the authorities say they have uncovered, had been active in the central city of Beni Mellal, the ministry said in a statement.

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  11. Morocco arrests four suspected of having links to Islamic State: interior ministryRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Reuters

    Moroccan police have arrested four people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to Islamic State, the interior ministry said on Monday.

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  12. Morocco arrests four suspected of having links to Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Moroccan police have arrested four people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to Islamic State, the interior ministry said on Monday. The cell, the latest of a series of Islamist militant groups the authorities say they have uncovered, had been active in the central city of Beni Mellal, the ministry said in a statement.

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