#Morocco: Tomorrow, journalist @OmarRADI's appeal hearing will take place at the #Casablanca Court of Appeals. Radi has been held in solitary confinement since he was arrested in July 2020 in retaliation for his investigative reporting on land expropriation in the kingdom.

Nov 3, 2021 · 2:47 PM UTC

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Authorities first summoned @OmarRADI for questioning on June 25, 2020, in relation to espionage charges, and then charged him with sexual assault and arrested him on July 29, 2020. Local journalists believe these charges to be retaliatory for his work. cpj.org/data/people/omar-rad…
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This year, investigative journalism group @FbdnStories and other media outlets reported that at least 180 journalists around the world, including Moroccan journalist Omar Radi, were targeted by surveillance spyware. theguardian.com/world/2021/j…
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In a 2019 interview, Omar Radi told @CPJMENA that he believed he was being surveilled due to some electronic devices malfunctioning & how some private conversations were made public without consent, leading him to stop an investigation he was working on. cpj.org/2019/07/moroccan-ind…
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