13th October 2014
Ray Cole continues campaign of support for Moroccan partner 59
2:25 PM — Ray Cole, a British man who was jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts', is still supporting his Moroccan partner who has now also been released from prison.
9th October 2014
Release of Moroccan friend of Brit jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ confirmed 5
1:51 PM — It has been confirmed that the Moroccan man jailed alongside Ray Cole in Marrakech for "homosexual acts" has also been freed.
Reports: Moroccan man jailed with Ray Cole for ‘homosexual acts’ released on bail 19
9:56 AM — The Moroccan friend who was jailed alongside British gay man Ray Cole for "homosexual acts" appears to have been released, but may still face jail.
8th October 2014
MP Nigel Evans: I’m gay, but I’d go back to Morocco tomorrow 34
6:50 PM — Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he would be happy to travel to Morocco, after helping to secure the release of a British man jailed for 'homosexual acts'.
Released British gay man Ray Cole describes Moroccan jail as ‘a concentration camp’ 35
9:16 AM — The British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has described the conditions of being in a Moroccan jail as "a concentration camp".
7th October 2014
British gay man released from Moroccan jail pending appeal 9
6:15 PM — A gay British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has been granted conditional release.
European Parliament President to write to Morocco over arrested gay tourist Ray Cole 6
4:10 PM — The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has today confirmed that he will write to Morocco over the issues faced by imprisoned gay tourist Ray Cole.
6th October 2014
Legal fund launched for Ray Cole, gay British man jailed in Morocco 3
2:58 PM — The family of a gay British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' have launched a legal fund to help fight his case.
Amnesty International calls for immediate release of British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 11
11:10 AM — Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of Ray Cole, who has been jailed for 'homosexual acts' in Morocco.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Nigel Evans MP: I will take jailed British man’s case to Moroccan ambassador 17
6:04 PM — Out Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he will take the case of a British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' up with the Moroccan ambassador.
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
4th October 2014
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
7th July 2014
Morocco: ‘Homosexuality’ charges against six men upheld 10
6:15 PM — A Morocco appeals court has upheld the convictions of six men arrested under the country's sodomy law.
14th June 2014
Video: Ricky Martin changes lyrics from ‘she’ to ‘he’ during Morocco concert 15
4:24 PM — Ricky Martin flipped the pronouns in a song while performing in Morocco, singing about a gay lover despite homosexuality being criminalised.
15th May 2014
Morocco: 6 men jailed on ‘homosexuality’ charges 5
11:08 AM — Six men have been jailed in Morocco on various charges including "homosexuality".
10th May 2013
Online campaign targets homophobia in Arab world 2
3:56 PM — An online magazine has launched a campaign asking readers in Arab countries to photograph themselves with messages speaking out against homophobia.
2nd July 2012
Casablanca: Gay cruise diverted 28
12:57 PM — A gay cruise has been diverted from Moroccan city of Casablanca with organisers saying they were turned away from the port, where homosexuality is illegal.
19th November 2010
‘Shameful’ UN vote ‘may lead to more gay executions’ 28
11:06 AM — A United Nations panel’s decision to remove sexual orientation from an anti-execution resolution is “shameful” and may encourage murders of LGBT people, gay rights campaigners say.
18th November 2010
UN deletes gay reference from anti-execution measures 17
4:54 PM — A United Nations panel has deleted a reference to gays and lesbians in a resolution condemning unjustified executions. The motion was introduced by Morocco and Mali and the vast majority of countries in support were African or Arabic.