Rabat - In the wake of a mob attack on a gay man in Fez on June 29, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement asking Moroccan authorities to abolish Article 489 of the Penal Code, which criminalizes “acts against nature when committed between members of the same sex.”

Two Moroccans jailed for homosexuality
Aziz Allilou is a student at the Higher Institute of Media and Communications (ISIC) and Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.