Prison, Meknes, Morocco pictured on December 22, 2009. A vast coutyard fronts the walls of the huge underground prison where Ismail Moulay is alleged to have kept Christian prisoners. Meknes, one of Morocco's Imperial cities, was redeveloped under Sultan Ismail Moulay (1634-1727). It is a fortified city built from pise, or clay and straw, and was designed to be the political capital of Morocco, as opposed to Fez, the religious capital. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Prison, Meknes, Morocco pictured on December 22, 2009. A vast coutyard fronts the walls of the huge underground prison where Ismail Moulay is alleged to have kept Christian prisoners. Meknes, one of Morocco's Imperial cities, was redeveloped under Sultan Ismail Moulay (1634-1727). It is a fortified city built from pise, or clay and straw, and was designed to be the political capital of Morocco, as opposed to Fez, the religious capital. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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