Association marocaine des droits humains

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Association marocaine des droits humains
الجمعية المغربية لحقوق الإنسان
Moroccan Association of Human Rights
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Founded 24 June 1979
Type Non-profit
Location
  • Av. Hassan II, Rue Aguensous, Imm 6, Appt 1, Rabat, Morocco
Area served
Morocco, Western Sahara
Key people

Khadija Ryadi (President)

Youssef Raissouni (Executive Director)
Website Official website

Association marocaine des droits humains (AMDH) (Arabic: الجمعية المغربية لحقوق الإنسان‎‎), known in English as the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (MAHR), is a Moroccan non-profit human rights non-governmental organization.

History and profile[edit]

The AMDH was founded on 24 June 1979 in Rabat by the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP).[1][2]

AMDH is a member of the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH). The current president is Khadija Ryadi.

AMDH publishes an annual report on human rights in Morocco. The 2010 report, cataloguing multiple human rights abuses including torture, suggests that the country has made little progress in human rights over the past year.[3]

In 2006, AMDH was instrumental in the creation of national coordinating structures known as "les coordinations" to fight against poverty in Morocco. In 2011, ADMH sought to relaunch this structure, drawing on the momentum of the Arab Spring.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Moroccan Association of Human Rights Makes Waves". Morocco Board News Service. 6 October 2010. Archived from the original on 29 October 2011. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Moroccan human rights groups" (PDF). Amnesty International. 1991. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "L’AMDH tire la sonnette d’alarme". Le Soir. 13 July 2011. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "L’AMDH réveille les coordinations". Le Soir. 12 October 2011. Archived from the original on 16 October 2011. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 

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