Moroccan Arab Spring anniversary marks eight years after the spirit of activism was born in this North African kingdom with several demonstrations.
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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
Opposition groups hope to gain during the crucial Moroccan Parliamentary election but rules unfair
Ethnic violence has led to a re-entrenchment of dictatorship following the Arab Spring’s collapse
Morocco’s King has little interest in a just solution to half century of Western Sahara crisis