“Ikram Nazih was released today in Morocco”. The Farnesina confirms it. The Italian-Moroccan girl was convicted of offenses against religion for sharing a satirical cartoon on Facebook in 2019. “I want to thank the Italian ambassador to Morocco Armando Barucco and Undersecretary Enzo Amendola for the commitment they have dedicated to the cause. Together we followed the story from the first moment, having at heart only the well-being of our compatriot, in full respect of the work of Moroccan institutions and justice “, declared Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio. “I am happy to give you good news from Marrakech: the young Italian-Moroccan citizen Ikram Nazih, jailed in June in Morocco, is released from prison today. In the appeal process, the reasons of the defense were heard and, thanks to the excellent institutional collaboration with the local authorities, Ikram will be released from prison “, says Undersecretary for European Affairs Enzo Amendola, on the sidelines of the appeal hearing against the 23-year-old student, underlining that “in recent weeks we have worked together with our ambassador in Rabat Armando Barucco, at the consulate and in concert with Minister Di Maio and the Farnesina”. “In August I followed the case personally – he continues speaking with the interested parties and visiting Ikram at the place of detention. Our compatriot is fine, my best wishes go to her and her family. The solid relations between Italy and Morocco continue, the result of a strategic partnership ”.
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