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Struggle for liberation of Western Sahara intensifies

Fighting between the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army and Moroccan occupying forces has intensified in recent days

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Thousands march in Morocco to protest worsening economic conditions and oppression

Thousands marched on December 4 in Rabat against soaring prices of basic goods including food and fuel. The protest also drew attention to the attacks on freedom of expression, public services, and labor rights

Progressive forces in Morocco demand dignity for the working class

Protests were held in over 30 cities across Morocco on October 17 to demand an increase in wages, a reduction in prices of basic necessities, and the release of all political prisoners.

Ahead of UN session, Sahrawis recollect decades of betrayal that enabled Moroccan colonization

The UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) became “hostage to the Moroccan authorities,” unable even “to report on the human rights situation in the territory,” said Kamal Fadel, Western Sahara’s representative to Australia and the Pacific  

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Morocco fails to get Kenyan endorsement for its colonial occupation of Western Sahara

A Kenyan foreign ministry communique has clarified that the announcement made on Twitter by newly elected President Willian Ruto on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and had no bearing on the country’s foreign policy

Right violations and war crimes by Morocco continue in occupied Western Sahara, says CODESA report

CODESA’s first annual report since its formation in 2020 asks the UN and other international organizations to take immediate steps to complete the decolonization process in Western Sahara

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Democratic Way announces formation of a new workers’ Party in Morocco

The new Workers’ Democratic Way Party will be based on the idea of Marxism-Leninism with a program for greater working class and regional unity against exploitative, regressive and imperialist forces

Moroccans protest Israeli military chief’s visit and deepening of Morocco–Israel ties

Activists demonstrated against Israeli military chief of staff Aviv Kochavi’s visit, which comes a month after Israeli military observers participated in a US-led exercise in Morocco

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Morocco’s Democratic Way blocked from holding national conference, supporters attacked by police

Morocco’s Ministry of Interior has been delaying granting permission for the conference of the marxist Democratic Way (Al-Nahj Al-Democratic) party for several months now  

Melilla Massacre: How Spanish-Moroccan collusion left dozens of refugees dead

At least 37 African refugees were killed in Melilla on June 24 when security forces opened fire on them. Along with Spanish forces, Moroccan forces also participated in this operation.

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Teachers in Morocco on strike to protest legal persecution by authorities over protests

For the last several years, teachers have been protesting regularly demanding an end to the contractual system introduced by the government in 2016 which resulted in lesser pay and benefits and job insecurity for hundreds of thousands of teachers 

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Thousands protest rising inflation amid government inaction in Morocco

Protests were held in Morocco on the anniversary of the February 20 movement of 2011 that was part of the popular Arab Spring uprisings in the region. The movement had led to the adoption of a new constitution and other political reforms in Morocco