Moroccan king dismisses several ministers – Anadolu Agency

Moroccan king dismisses several ministers – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Moroccan king dismisses several ministersAnadolu AgencyFor almost a year, Morocco’s northern Al-Rif region — especially the city of Al-Hoceima — has been rocked by protests by local youth demanding jobs and an end of perceived government corruption. On several occasions, the demonstrations have been …Moroccan king sacks several ministers over delayed projectsafricanewsMoroccan king dismisses […]

One year on, tensions still simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Middle East Online

One year on, tensions still simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Middle East Online

Middle East Online One year on, tensions still simmer in neglected Moroccan northMiddle East OnlineAL HOCEIMA – Tensions still simmer in Morocco’s neglected north a year after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a rubbish truck, sparking a wave of protests for social justice. On Saturday, residents of the port city of Al-Hoceima marked […]

Middle East Online – Middle East Online

Middle East Online – Middle East Online

Middle East Online Middle East OnlineMiddle East OnlineAL HOCEIMA – Tensions still simmer in Morocco’s neglected north a year after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a rubbish truck, sparking a wave of protests for social justice. On Saturday, residents of the port city of Al-Hoceima marked the first …

Solidarity with political prisoners in Morocco – Socialist Worker Online

Solidarity with political prisoners in Morocco – Socialist Worker Online

Police crack down on peaceful protesters in Rabat, Morocco THE DEATH on October 28, 2016 of Mohcine Fikri–a young fishmonger crushed while protesting the confiscation of his merchandise by officials in Al-Hoceima, a town of the region of northern Morocco known as the Rif–triggered a popular movement which has been shaking Morocco ever since. Over […]

Moroccan Prisons Prohibit Inmates' Families from Delivering Food, Citing Drug Concerns – Morocco World News

Moroccan Prisons Prohibit Inmates' Families from Delivering Food, Citing Drug Concerns – Morocco World News

Rabat – The General Delegation for Prison Administration and Reintegration’s (DGAPR) decision to ban food baskets in all prisons in Morocco will officially be implemented on Monday. According to a communiqué from the DGAPR, the local prison Ain Sebaa 1 was the last to comply with the policy, joining the other establishments where the decision came […]

One year on, tensions simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Citizen

One year on, tensions simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Citizen

On Saturday, residents of the port city of Al-Hoceima marked the first anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s death as he tried to retrieve swordfish confiscated by authorities because they were caught out of season. The 31-year-old’s death had sparked demonstrations for justice that quickly snowballed into a wider social movement named Al-Hirak al-Shaabi, or “Popular Movement”, […]

Fake dentists ply brisk trade in Morocco – ABS-CBN News

Fake dentists ply brisk trade in Morocco – ABS-CBN News

Transparent dental braces. Reuters Beni Yakhlef, Morocco – A smart white coat is no proof of being a qualified medical practitioner in Morocco, where fake dentists and other “health professionals” thrive on poverty, sometimes with wretched consequences. “It’s all a question of know-how. I inherited mine from my father,” Hamid says proudly, sporting a thin […]

One year on, tensions simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Digital Journal

One year on, tensions simmer in neglected Moroccan north – Digital Journal

Tensions still simmer in Morocco’s neglected north a year after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a rubbish truck, sparking a wave of protests for social justice. On Saturday, residents of the port city of Al-Hoceima marked the first anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s death as he tried to retrieve swordfish confiscated by authorities because […]

Morocco Establishes itself as Destination for Refugees and Migrants: UNHCR Official – Morocco World News

Morocco Establishes itself as Destination for Refugees and Migrants: UNHCR Official – Morocco World News

Rabat – For years now, sub-Saharan and Arab refugees and migrants have been seeing Morocco as a transit country to Europe. However, Volker Turk, UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, says that Morocco is now establishing itself as a destination for refugees and migrants. On October 22, Volker paid an official visit to Morocco, where […]

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