Friday, July 25, 2014

Will Moroccan military justice reform law affect past cases?

As previously noted, the lower house of the Moroccan Parliament has approved a bill that would, among other things, withdraw military court jurisdiction over civilians. The measure, however, is silent on what will happen in the case of those who have already been convicted, as explained in this article from Yabiladi. An official of the Moroccan Human Rights Association suggests that those cases should be reviewed by civilian courts.

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