Mustafa Ramid

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Mustafa Ramid
Minister of Justice and Liberties
Assumed office
3 January 2012
Monarch Mohammed VI
Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane
Preceded by Mohamed Taieb Naciri
Member of Parliament for Casablanca
Assumed office
Personal details
Born 1959
Sidi Bennour, Morocco
Political party Justice and Development Party
Residence Marrakech
Alma mater Polytechnique benguerir
Occupation Politician, Lawyer
Religion Sunni Islam

Mustafa Ramid or Mustapha Ramid (born 1959 in Sidi Bennour, Morocco) is a Moroccan politician, lawyer and human rights activist from the Justice and Development Party. On 3 January 2012, he became Minister of Justice and Liberties in Abdelilah Benkirane's government.[1][2]

Having served as the defense lawyer for Islamist Hassan al-Kattani, Ramid played an important role in achieving the pardon of Kattani and other Islamists along with promises for the renunciation of violence and extremism.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Official Bio" (PDF). Government of Morocco. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Quand Ramid fait parler de lui…". Le Matin. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 17 March 2012.  C1 control character in |title= at position 31 (help)
  3. ^ Mohamed Saadouni, Morocco pursues salafist reconciliation for Magharebia. May 18, 2012.
  4. ^ Naoufel Cherkaoui, Royal Pardon Marks New Approach To Salafi Issue at the Eurasia Review. February 28, 2012.

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