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


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.