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Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested a driver and a farmer accused of urging fellow citizens to protest against the increasing authoritarianism of President John Magufuli on social media.Read More
Ten members of Gambia's former spy agency have been detained on suspicion of murdering a political activist who led a protest during ousted strongman Yahya Jammeh's rule, police said Tuesday.Read More
A prominent Moroccan newspaper publisher and journalist arrested last week has been referred to the prosecution for alleged "sexual assault", his lawyer said on Monday.Read More
Rabat (AFP) A prominent Moroccan newspaper publisher and journalist arrested last week has been referred to the prosecution for alleged “sexual assault”, his lawyer said on Monday. Taoufiq Bouachrine, known for his editorials criticising officials in the North African country and who had previous run-ins with the authorities, was arrested on Friday at his newspaper, Akhbar al-Yaoum. A colleague said around 20 plain-clothed policemen raided the newspaper and detained him. But defence attorney Mohamed Ziane dismissed the accusations against his client, suggesting his arrest was politically motivated. “His arrest wasRead More
Moroccan police on Saturday detained a journalist and summoned for questioning two employees from an independent media group, a day after its outspoken publisher was detained, his newspaper said.Read More
Casablanca (Morocco) (AFP) Moroccan police on Saturday detained a journalist and summoned for questioning two employees from an independent media group, a day after its outspoken publisher was detained, his newspaper said. Prominent publisher and journalist Taoufiq Bouachrine, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, was arrested Friday during a raid by 20 plainclothed policemen on the Akhbar al-Yaoum daily in Casablanca. The authorities have not given the reason for his detention. Bouachrine, 49, has faced repeated legal cases in the past for allegedly defaming officials.Read More
Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said.Read More
Rabat (AFP) Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said. Taoufiq Bouachrine, 49, was arrested during a police raid on his newspaper, Akhbar al-Yaoum, in Casablanca, Mounir Abou Al Maali told AFP. He said around 20 policemen in civilian clothes entered the offices of the newspaper and searched it. “They took pictures and confiscated the key,” to the office, he said. Abou Al Maali said it was not immediately clear why Bouachrine wasRead More
A Russian belly dancer faces charges in Egypt for alleged "incitement to debauchery" after a video showing her scantily-dressed went viral, security sources said.Read More

Posted On February 8, 2018By In None

Egypt arrest Russian dancer over racy video

Authorities in Egypt have arrested a Russian belly dancer for alleged "incitement to debauchery" after a video showing her scantily-dressed went viral, security sources said.Read More