Moroccans who secretly converted to Christianity, want the right to practise their faith.
Islam is the state faith of Morocco, but the country’s 2011 constitution guaranteed freedom of religion.
No official statistics exist for the converts, but American State Department estimates their numbers at between 2 000 and 6 000.
Moroccan authorities boast of promoting religious tolerance and a “moderate” form of Islam.
The country’s penal code does not explicitly prohibit apostasy, that’s the act of rejecting Islam or any of its main tenets.