The National Human Rights Council (CNDH) is participating in the 27th edition of the International Publishing and Book Fair (SIEL), held in Rabat from 2 to 12 June, with a stand under the theme “Expression of Rights”.
On the occasion of the start of the stand’s activities, Mr. Abdeltif Munir, Director of the Promotion of Human Rights at CNDH, announced that: “The stand is meant as an open and inclusive space of 200 m2, which proposes a range of activities on those key issues. the focus that form the core of the Council’s advocacy”.
“The Stand offers a program of four daily sequences: “Debate and Dialogue”, “A Day, a Book”, “Guest of the Stand”, “Artistic Expression”, in addition to a morning session dedicated to children”, he wrote in Article19. It also said in a special statement to ma.
+ “Loads of words! ,
As part of its programming, the first debate on the CNDH stand in the 27th edition of SIEL was “Media Treatment of Migration – The Weight of Words!”.
The topic has been debated by actors in the fields of journalism, the media and human rights, including; Hicham Houdafa, journalist and general secretary of the Moroccan Network of Migration Journalists, Maht Rakas, journalist and member of the CNDH, and finally Sarah Mokaddar, communications officer in the UNHCR-Rabat office.
Speakers led by CNDH member and CRDH Marrakech-Safi President Mustafa Larissa discussed issues of discrimination against people in migration, “the way we name them, represent them, and what these classifications are in words.” can induce prejudices and stereotypes, potential sources of infringement of rights”.
“Building the capacity of the press and media is a long-term task, although we are pleased to see very promising and conclusive results, as well as observe positive developments in the media’s treatment of migration issues,” it said in a statement. ” Narration Sarah Mokedader.
+ “Foreigners in Morocco” +
After much rich debate, the stand hosted an open session dedicated to the presentation of the book “Foreigners in Morocco – Rights and Practices”, authored by Mohamed V-FSJES Agdal, Professor of Political Science at the University.
The author declared that his work aimed to “shed light on the practices of the law of foreigners by analyzing the mechanisms of law deployment and mobilization that develop daily in the Moroccan environment”.
And to add to it: “It is intended, in context, to oversee the deployment of the activities of actors involved in or facing questions relating to the law of foreigners in Morocco”.
CNDH will continue its cultural and social activities during the next ten days of SIEL in Rabat.
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