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US concerned after Moroccan court upholds journalist’s sentence

The State Department said it was "concerned with the judicial process" that led to Omar Radi's six-year sentence.
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The Biden administration has voiced concern over a Moroccan court’s decision to uphold a six-year prison sentence for journalist and human rights activist Omar Radi. 

“We are concerned with the judicial process that led to his sentencing and note that Mr. Radi has alleged violations of fair trial guarantees,” a State Department spokesperson told Al-Monitor. 

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