Rabat, Jan. 10 -- Pharmastudents.com, a Facebook page, has condemned what it calls increasing violence against Moroccan students in Ukraine.

The Facebook page shared pictures yesterday of a Moroccan medical student beaten by Ukrainian police last year.

The post tells how Moroccan medical student Saad Ghazi was subjected to violence from "a special unit of Ukrainian police who tried to extort money from him."

When Ghazi refused to give them money, the police roughed him up.

"Thursday, December 20, he found those same policemen trying to extort money from another Moroccan." Ghazi then tried to "defend his Moroccan fellow."

The police asked Ghazi to leave, but he refused.

"Or what? Are you going to hit me?" he asked the police.

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