The protests were organised to demand the protection of human rights in the country and an improvement in the economic conditions of the people. Protesters also called on the government to release all political prisoners and work towards greater social equality and initiate democratic reforms in the Moroccon political system
The protest was also against the attempts by the Moroccan government to normalize ties with the state of Israel
Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, a prominent human rights activist from Sahrawi, has been arrested and sentenced to six months in prison by Moroccan authorities
38 people are still being held in prison for participating in the protests in the Rif region against economic neglect, unemployment and state oppression
In this episode, we bring you stories from United States and Morocco. We also look at the latest chapter in the witch hunt against Julian Assange.
Youth leader, Khadija Aassil of the Democratic Way was attacked and injured by police during a protest on the 26th anniversary of the disappearance and assassination of Mustafa El Hamzaoui
Even though the deal promises to increase minimum wages in both public and private sector, protests by contractual teachers demanding permanent jobs are met with violent response from the authorities
The “March of the Moroccan people” was organized by political and civil rights groups to demand the release of those who led and participated in the Hirak Rif protests of 2016. As many as 53 leaders and protesters were sentenced to jail for a total time of 300 years
Unionized teachers of Morocco have been mobilizing since March 3 demanding better working conditions
Peoples Dispatch brings you an interview conducted with Brahim Kharchoufi, member of the Moroccan organization The Democratic Way, during the International Peoples’ Assembly in Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and Against Imperialism.
53 activists have been sentenced to a total of 300 years in prison for their role in the movement which mobilized thousands to demand their rights.