Sites of Conscience
In many countries of the world, secret prisons, checkpoints, places of detention and torture are hidden and even their traces are destroyed. In fact, the memory of the victims of serious human rights violations in these sites, especially women and girls, is marginalized. Certainly,erasing this past / present, will prevent new generations from appropriating their Collective
Memory and drawing important lessons from their past, so as not to repeat what happened and offer opportunities to build a future based on values of justice and human rights.
To do this, the Human Rights Center for Memory and Archives, as a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Consciousness, seeks through this website to set up a virtual museum based on:
- Mapping places of detention and torture;
Valuing the memory of victims of serious human rights violations, in particular,among women and girls.
Moulay Bouaaza events : 1973
Political tensions to women in the seventies
Memories of the women of the Rif mountains
Site of Conscience
Dar elmokri was no ordinary home in the district of Riad in Rabat known today as Al Yossoufia. It was rather a luxurious castle laid over an area of 8722 square meter.
The name Tazmamart was of great fame. It was mentioned in many international reports. Many media incorporations shed light on it as one of the worst centers of confidential detention all over the world.
Darb Moulay Shrif lies in Hay Al-Mohammadi District, ex-Karian Central, in Casablanca. On the basis of the fact that the fabric of the thick populace of rural origins that used to populate the district, and of the impeding resistance against French colonialism ...
The visitor of the confidential jail in Agdez would find himself face to face to a building all suggestive of luxury, power and prosperity in addition to the charms of the architectural designs prevailing in the Moroccan South west.
Dar Brisha was on a hill over Mhennesh River in Tetoun in Nothern Morocco. It s a building of an old architectural design composed of a dome, a ground floor in addition to two upper floors. It was surrounded by a garden.
90 km off to the South-East of Ouarzazat city, more exactly in Kalaat Meggouna, a huge rock attracts the attention of the passers-by. The rock stands on a hill setting apart two contradicting things: The Sizif Rock, a symbol of mischief and a natural balcony on a panaromic view on the valley of roses and palms stretching all through Meggouna River.