Hirak Rif
World Press Freedom Day: “Tyranny is not destiny, freedom has to be achieved”

On World Press Freedom Day, we look at the situation of journalists and of the press in different countries in the Arab-Maghreb region

Moroccan journalist Hamid el-Mahdaoui released from prison

A long-term critic of the government in Morocco, Mahdouni was arrested in 2017 for his alleged participation in the Hirak-Rif movement

Moroccans demand release of political prisoners from Rif movement

38 people are still being held in prison for participating in the protests in the Rif region against economic neglect, unemployment and state oppression

“Long live the Rif”: thousands demand release of Moroccan political prisoners

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

Morocco: Democratic Way calls for unity of the working classes and popular masses against despotism and capitalism

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.

Moroccans take to the streets to protest jail sentences of Rif movement leaders

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.

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