Paris-Rabat row ends with Moroccan spy chief to be given Légion d'honneur

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Abdellatif Hammouchi is to be given France's highest award for merit, despite facing lawsuits for torture brought by Moroccan-French activists.

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France will give its highest award, the Légion d'honneur, to the head of Morocco's domestic intelligence, Abdellatif Hammouchi, who faces lawsuits over alleged torture, reports Reuters.