Rabat, Aug. 20 -- International NGO the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has called on the Moroccan government to "respect" the process of medical students.

In a press release , published on August 19, the NGO expressed support for the medical students and condemned the "arbitrary measures taken by the authorities against them."

The medical students have been carrying out protests and strikes since March. They are protesting against poor medical training conditions, as well as the government's decision to privatize medical education services.

In the statement, the human rights NGO said that it has been following the situation of medical students with concern.

"The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor is following with concer...