Washington D.C. - Sitting listening to Eric Goldstein of Human Rights Watch (HRW) testifying in the U.S. Congress on human rights conditions in the Moroccan Sahara and the Tindouf camps, I could not help but to think of how Morocco with all its financial and human potentials is unable to get his message through in Washington. The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hearings, which were damaging to the Kingdom, are a clear sign of Morocco’s public relations shortcomings in the United States.

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Hassan Masiky was born in Kenitra, Morocco, and is based in Washington as a blogger and freelance writer.