Protesters gathered to mark anniversary of Arab Spring protest for deeper Morocco political reform
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Moroccan reformists rally on anniversary of movement
AFP – Some 800 protesters gathered in front of the Moroccan parliament on Wednesday, marking two years since the birth of the February 20 reform movement during the Arab Spring uprisings. Carrying banners emblazoned with the words “Dignity” and “Freedom,” the crowd chanted for “the release of political prisoners”.
Morocco’s weakened reform movement hopes to rebound
Morocco’s 20 February movement, born during the Arab Spring uprisings and increasingly marginalised in the two years since then, is hoping to rebound amid rising discontent against the Islamist government. Tens of thousands of Moroccans took to the streets in the kingdom on February 20, 2011.