CNDH and its president Amina Bouayach have been receiving heavy criticism since her statement last year that Hirak Rif prisoners are not political detainees.

A picture of Hirak Rif activist leader Nasser Zekzafi is held up by a protestor during 2019's first major Hirak Rif march in Rabat on Sunday, April 21. Photo credit Anton L. Delgado/Morocco World News.