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Mr. Mohammed Essabbar, Secretary General

Mr. Mohammed Essabbar was appointed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI as a Secretary General of the National Human Rights Council, on the 3rd of March 2011. He was born in 1955. He was appointed in November 1978 by the Ministry of National Education to teach in a primary school in Rabat, to resign later to carry out his higher studies. He has a Bachelor’s Degree (Licence) in sociology and a Bachelor’s Degree in public law.

He was director of Imam Ghazali private institute, in Salé and has been lawyer accredited in Rabat, since 1993. He is a former activist of the Youth wing of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP). He was a militant of the National Union of Moroccan Student. Mr. Essabbar was also member of the Central Committee of the Democratic Socialist Vanguard Party (PADS) and its regional secretariat in Rabat. He was elected vice-president of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (AMDH) and was president of the "Moroccan Forum for Truth and Justice" (FMJV), for two terms.