Morocco: trial resumes against jailed journalist

Morocco: trial resumes against jailed journalist
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After a further seven days in jail, Hajar Raissouni, will today seek in court to defend herself against what she says are trumped-up charges of abortion and pre-marital sex.

The case brought against Raissouni, who writes for the Arabic-language newspaper Akhbar Al-Yaoum, has triggered a furious debate in the media and online about civil liberties and freedom of the press in the north African country.

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