Sources



The website of the Syndicat Nationale de la Presse Marocaine is available in French and Arabic. It offers a wide range of documents:

-         The 2007 report on press freedom in Morocco;

-         The challenges of the privatization of the audiovisual sector in the Arab world: the case of Morocco;

-         The statute of the Societe Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Television;

-         Rules to guarantee the pluralism of the expression of opinion in audiovisual communication;

-         Collective convention of professional journalists;

-         Code of the Press;

-         The independent entity for monitoring the press and freedom of expression;

-         And many more. Visit the site to view these reports: check the right, respectively left column of the website to view these reports.

The 2004 report by Arab Press Freedom Watch “The State of the Arab Media: Freeing the Arab media from state control” is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.apfw.org/data/annualreports/2004/english/2004annualreport.pdf

 

The CPJ annual report on attacks on the press in Morocco:

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/mideast06/mor06.html

 

A “Special Report 2007” on Morocco “The Moroccan facade” by CPJ is available in English, Arabic and French:

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/2007/morocco_07/moroccoweb.html

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/2007/morocco_07/Maroc_07_fr/moroccoweb_fr.html

http://www.cpj.org/Briefings/2007/morocco_07_arab/html/moroccoweb_ar.html

 

The 2002 Law on Press and Publishing of Moroccos is available on IJNet in Arabic:

http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=MediaLaws&ID=303182&LID=4

 

Second report on internet in the Arab World “Implacable adversaries: Arab Governments and the Internet” by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.openarab.net/en/reports/net2006/morocco.shtml

http://www.openarab.net/reports/net2006/morocco.shtml

 

Documents by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) are available in Arabic:

http://www.hrinfo.net/morocco/

 

The 2005 final report of “A comparative study on the media situation in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, and Tunisia” by the Olof Palme Center is available in English:

http://www.palmecenter.se/upload/filer/ovrigt/blandadedokument2005/mena%20media%20study.pdf

 

A 2004 report on “The media situation in the Middle East” by the Danish International Media Support is available in English:

http://www.i-m-s.dk/Media/PDF/Final%20General%20report%20on%20the%20media%20situation%20in%20the%20middle.pdf

 

The IREX Media Sustainability in the MENA region is available in English, French, and Arabic:

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/MSI05_MENA_MR.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/arabic/MSI05_MENA_maroc_ar.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/french/MSI_MENA05_MRC_fr.pdf

 

Documents by the Arab Press Freedom Watch are available in Arabic and English:

http://www.apfw.org/indexarabic.asp?txtSearchText=xxxx or %C7%E1%D1%C8%C7%D8 or %C7%E1%E3%DB%D1%C8

http://www.apfw.org/indexenglish.asp?txtSearchText=morocco

 

The 2007 annual World Press Freedom Review by the International Press Institute is available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/freedom_detail.html?country=/KW0001/KW0004/KW0099/

 

The annual report by Reporters without Borders is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.rsf.org/country-43.php3?id_mot=147&Valider=OK

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/rapport_ar.pdf

 

A 2003 report “Warnings for the independent press” on Morocco by Reporters Without Borders is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/country-43.php3?id_mot=147&Valider=OK

 

The Worldwide Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/cm2006_mo-2.pdf

 

The Amnesty International Report 2007 is available in English and Arabic:

http://thereport.amnesty.org/eng/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Morocco-Western-Sahara

http://thereport.amnesty.org/ara/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Morocco-Western-Sahara

 

The 2007 annual Map of Press Freedom by Freedom House is available in English:

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=22&country=7235&year=2007

 

2007 Annual World Report by Human Rights Watch in English, French and Arabic:

http://hrw.org/englishwr2k7/docs/2007/01/11/morocc14714.htm

http://hrw.org/arabic/docs/2007/01/11/morocc14932.htm

http://hrw.org/french/docs/2006/12/31/morocc15111.htm

 

Documents in English and Arabic by Human Rights Watch:

http://www.hrw.org/doc?t=mideast&c=morocc

 

A 2007 report “Western Sahara: Out of the Impasse” by International Crisis Group in English and Arabic:

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/getfile.cfm?id=2967&tid=4893&type=pdf&l=1

Other reports by ICG on Western Sahara in Arabic and English:

http://www.googlesyndicatedsearch.com/u/crisisgroup?q=%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%BA%D8%B1%D8%A8&ie=UTF-8

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?action=cw_search&l=1&t=1&cw_country=75&cw_date=