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The Situation of Prisons in Morocco (2016-2020)

17 March, 2022



The report analyses the current situation in Moroccan prisons and public policies related to the penitentiary system from a human rights approach during the period 2016-2020, and takes stock of the progress made, remaining challenges and penitentiary reform needs.

It adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative approach, crossing the analysis of international commitments, national legislation, with an analysis of public policies, including criminal policy. 

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Minors in conflict with the law and the reality of places depriving freedom

Following the 2022 report on the state of prisons in Morocco, DCAF and Centre d’Études en Droits Humains et Démocratie (CEDHD) have produced the insightful study "Minors in conflict with the law and the reality of places depriving freedom"

The study examines the situation of minors within Morocco’s legal system, analyzing it against international human rights standards and Morocco's legal framework. It identifies challenges within the current system and presents recommendations aimed at enhancing this crucial sector.