Hundreds of Moroccans rallied against their government following a fiery suicide by a cart driver. This isn’t the first time this has happened.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Morocco. Morocco is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "Power is held by the king and his close advisers even after recent constitutional revisions and promises of democracy". Also check out our articles on Africa, Western Sahara and our section on World Democracy.
There a new post about the plight of Moroccan journalist Maati Monjib written published at the Committee to Protect Journalists. Take a look: The Court of First Instance in Rabat, Morocco, yesterday convicted Maati Monjib, co-founder of the Moroccan Association for Investigative Journalism, of fraud and endangering state security, and sentenced him to one year […]
Moroccan police used water cannons Thursday to disperse thousands of young protesting teachers in Rabat, according to witnesses and a video posted online.
Moroccan Arab Spring anniversary marks eight years after the spirit of activism was born in this North African kingdom with several demonstrations.
Moroccan authorities should free an entrepreneur who was sentenced to two years in prison in violation of his right to free speech.
The banner read “#NoBan4Women” and “Support Iranian Women to Attend Stadiums” during the match against Morocco
Lebanese comic book artist Zainab Fasiki recently gave a talk on the interplay of feminism with Arab world’s censorship
Morocco’s February 20 movement may have lost its momentum, but its legacy is still alive
Crowds are demanding the release of the jailed head of an opposition group and other activists
Death of famous Tunisian street vendor is remembered as protests hint at a Moroccan Arab Spring