Two Moroccan teenage (boy and girl) have been arrested recently for posting a photograph of themselves kissing on Facebook wall. The cliq aged 15 and 14 respectively- had their picture taken off school by a peer mate friend outside their school in the north-eastern town of Nador and posted it on the Facebook social networking site of Mark Zuckerberg.
They were apprehended for violating public decency after a local newspaper printed the photo, causing a public outcry. A complaint pile up with the police resulted in an investigation.
The three are due to appear before a juvenile court next week.
The issue has also been taken up by preachers in several mosques in Nador of Morocco. They have urged parents to keep a closer eye on their children to prevent a repetition.
Ibtissame Lachgar, co-founder of the Alternative Movement for Individual Liberties (MALI) has launched a campaign to post one million copycat photos online in support of the teenagers.She has posted online a photo of herself kissing a male fellow activist.
Comments on the case on Facebook and Twitter vary wildly. Some decry the police’s response, urging them to focus on more serious crimes.
Other internet users have called the couple names. A few blame the couple’s parents for failing to teach them well.
SO TELL ME; Should the parents of this teenager victim be held responsible for this so called crime? place your comment and share this comments with your others to see how they fell about this scene.