Amina Lemrini

Amina Lemrini El Ouahabi is a Moroccan human rights activist, and the president of Morocco's Haute Autorité de la communication audiovisuelle (Higher Council of Audiovisual Communication).

Amina Lemrini El Ouahabi
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Occupationhuman rights activist

Early lifeEdit

Lamrini earned a PhD (doctorat d'État) in educational science.[1]


Lamrini is the co-founder and former president of the Democratic Association of Moroccan Women (Association Démocratique des Femmes Marocaines).[2][3]

Lamrini is a founding member of the Moroccan Organization for Human Rights (OMDH).[1]

In May 2012, King Mohammed VI appointed Lamrini as the President of the Higher Council of Audiovisual Communication, at the Royal Palace in Rabat.[4] She succeeded Ahmed Ghazali as the holder of this position, following his sudden dismissal.[5] She has been called a "un choix emblématique" (an iconic choice), and a left-winger committed to human rights and democracy.[6]


Lamrini has published a pedagogic guidebook on education and children's rights, and has written articles and publications on issues surrounding to women's emancipation including, "L’image de la femme dans le discours scolaire" and "Femmes et développement humain: cas du Maroc".[1]

Personal lifeEdit

She is the mother of two children.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Mrs. Amina Lemrini El Ouahabi - Conseil National des Droits de l'Homme". Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  2. ^ James McDougall (2 August 2004). Nation, Society and Culture in North Africa. Routledge. pp. 127–128. ISBN 978-1-135-76106-6. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  3. ^ Eve Sandberg; Kenza Aqertit (26 September 2014). Moroccan Women, Activists, and Gender Politics: An Institutional Analysis. Lexington Books. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-7391-8210-9. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  4. ^ MATIN, , MAP, LE. "Le Matin - S.M. le Roi nomme Amina Lamrini El Ouahabi présidente du Conseil supérieur de la communication audiovisuelle et Jamal Eddine Naji DG de la communication audiovisuelle". Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Audiovisuel : Ahmed Ghazali bouc émissaire du gouvernement ?". Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  6. ^ Rerhaye, Narjis. "Amina Lamrini et Jamal Eddine Naji, nouveaux responsables de la HACA : Les leçons d'un limogeage". Retrieved 10 November 2017.