Lonely Planet Writer

British tourist released from Moroccan jail

Marrakesh, Morocco.
Marrakesh, Morocco. Image by martinvarsavsky / CC BY 2.0

The 69-year-old British tourist who was jailed in Morocco for ‘homosexual acts’ has been freed. Ray Cole, spent 20 days in a Marrakesh prison, before flying back to London. He described the experience as being ‘horrendous.’  Cole’s friend, Jamal Jam Wald Nass, was arrested at the same time and is believed to be still in detention. Read more: bbc.co.uk