Protests in support of Gaza ceasefire continue for fourth day in Jordan and Morocco

The protests in Morocco and Jordan are significant as both these countries have diplomatic ties with Israel. Protesters demanded the severing of these ties and an end to Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza

Nurses in Morocco call for recognition and respect

Nurses and medical technicians in Morocco are escalating industrial action, demanding adequate hazard pay, improvements to working conditions, and professional recognition

Moroccan activists arrested for demanding end to normalization of ties with Israel

Morocco in 2020 became the fourth Arab country to normalize relations with Israel under the US-backed Abraham Accords. The government is facing intense domestic pressure with thousands taking to the streets in solidarity with the Palestinian people

Thousands across Morocco hit the streets for Palestine and an end to normalization

Vigils and demonstrations have been organized throughout Morocco to denounce the violence of the Israeli occupation and to stand with Palestinians

Morocco earthquake death toll continues to climb as rescue operations intensify

The 6.8 earthquake which struck the country in the late hours of Friday was the deadliest in the last 60 years, and the region’s most powerful earthquake in the last 120 years

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Moroccan man sentenced to five years in prison for criticizing normalization of ties with Israel

Despite widespread protests, the Moroccan government normalized its relations with Israel in December 2020 under the so-called Abraham Accords sponsored by the US  

Israel recognizes Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara
Israel recognizes Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara

Israel is now among the handful of countries which have extended their recognition to the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. It follows in the footsteps of the US which did so during the presidency of Donald Trump in 2020

Sahrawi activists Lefkir illegal confinement
Moroccan agents assault former Sahrawi political prisoner Mahfouda Lefkir, besiege her house in occupied territory

A trade unionist and prominent human rights defender, Mahfouda has been unrelentingly participating in the struggle for Western Sahara’s liberation from Moroccan occupation despite torture, imprisonment, and threats of rape   

Israeli speaker visits Morocco
Moroccans protest Israeli speaker’s visit

Protesters called on the Moroccan government to cut all ties with the apartheid state immediately. The Moroccan government normalized ties with Israel in 2020 as part of the Abraham Accords

Moroccan journalist Hanane Bakour on trial over social media post

Amnesty called the charges against journalist Hanane Bakour “absurd” and urged the government to immediately drop the case against her

'February 20 Movement' protest commemoration in Rabat
On anniversary of uprising, Moroccans continue to demand political freedom and economic security

Demonstrations were organized on February 19 and 20, in several cities in the country, despite the state’s attempt to thwart them

BDS protest Morocco
Protestors in Rabat condemn multinational retailer for links with firms complicit in Israeli war crimes 

BDS Morocco and other progressive forces held a protest outside French retail multinational Carrefour over its franchising deal with Israeli companies involved in illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories