Morocco’s Court of Cassation will hear Ali Aarrass on 29 March, four years after he lodged an appeal. He is serving a 12-year prison sentence after being unfairly convicted based on evidence obtained under torture. He has been in solitary confinement since October 2016.
- Implement the decision of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) calling on them to release Ali Aarrass immediately and award him adequate compensation;
- Immediately end Ali Aarrass’ solitary confinement and ensure he is held in humane conditions;
- Ensure he has immediate access to a qualified health professional to provide health care in compliance with medical ethics, including the principles of confidentiality, autonomy, and informed consent.