Police repression in Morocco
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

Saharawi political prisoner Bachir Khada: “I only dream of my freedom”

The story of Saharawi journalist Bachir Khada, political prisoner condemned to more than 20 years in Morocco because of his participation in the struggle to free Western Sahara. Today he is one of the thousands of prisoners that demands to be freed amid the pandemic

Morocco protests Left parties and others stage massive protests in Morocco

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

Defiant voices combat militarization and state repression worldwide

Despite heightened militarization and oppressive tactics by states, people across the world refused to give in and fought back for their rights to life and dignity

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

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 26

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.

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