Rabat - Morocco is in the process of preparing an official response to Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) recent report on the ongoing unrest in the region of Al Hoceima. According to government spokesman Mustapha El Khalfi, HRW’s criticism of the state’s reaction to the protests lacks objectivity and fundamental details.

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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.