Practice Related to Rule 94. Slavery and Slave Trade
In 2004, in its fifth periodic report to the Human Rights Committee, Morocco stated:
120. Under article 8 of the Covenant, slavery and the slave trade and forced or compulsory labour are prohibited. The principles of Islam proscribing slavery and establishing the equality of all without discrimination are an integral part of Morocco’s constitutional provisions and of the rules governing social behaviour.
121. Morocco is a party to the international instruments on slavery and forced labour, namely the Slavery Convention, the Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, and International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions Nos. 29, concerning forced labour, and 105, concerning the abolition of forced labour.