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Morocco frees teens held for Facebook kiss photos

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Three Moroccan teenagers arrested for posting photos of themselves kissing on Facebook were released to their parents on Monday ahead of their trial for breaching public decency, judicial sources said. 

Morocco has a reputation for religious tolerance and personal freedoms, particularly when compared to other Muslim countries, but it remains a deeply religious society

The young couple and a male friend who took the photos had been held in a juvenile detention centre in the northern city of Nador since Thursday, as their arrest sparked outrage on social media.

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