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The Regional Human Rights Commission of Tangier holds its fifth ordinary session, on Friday, July 26, 2013, at 3:30 p.m., in Tangier.

This session will be chaired by the Commission’s Chairperson Ms Soulma Taoud. It will discuss the reports of the Commission’s three committees. It will be an opportunity to shed light on and discuss the Commission’s communication strategy, the role of the citizenship and human rights clubs, the meetings to be hold with civil society and the preservation of memory in the region.

The Regional Commission of Tangier was officially inaugurated on February 2, 2012. It’s mandated to monitor the situation of human rights at the regional level and to receive complaints about alleged violations of human rights.

The Commission is one of the National Human Rights Council’s 13 regional human rights mechanisms. It is mandated to implement the Council’s programs and projects in the promotion of human rights, in close collaboration with all local stakeholders concerned.

The Commission’s mandate covers the provinces/prefectures of Tangier-Assila, Mdiq-Fnideq, Chefchaoune, Ouazzane, Tétouan, Fahs-Anjra and Larache.