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Tag Archives: Al Hoceima

Reporters Without Borders: Morocco Obstructs Press Coverage of Rif Protests

Morocco

New York August 14, 2017 Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which advocates press freedom, said in a statement that it has registered several grave media freedom violations since the start of a wave of protests in Morocco’s northern Rif region and accuses the authorities in Morocco of deliberately obstructing the Moroccan and foreign reporters who have been trying to cover the …

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Video: Moroccan Armored Military Vehicles Entering Al Hoceima

AL HOCEIMA

Looks like the Morocco regime isn’t taking the ongoing protests in Al Hoceima and entire Rif for granted. This Video Seems to show several Moroccan armored military vehicles entering the city of Al Hoceima on August 5th, Moroccan authorities had previously denied armored vehicles would be used against the protesters, yet rumors are predicting a potential visit of Mohamed sixth-King …

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Boston to Hold 9th Annual Amazigh Film Festival in September

Amazigh film festival

Boston is expected to host the Ninth Annual Amazigh film festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Though in the past, the festival has been hosted across America, in cities such as New York and Los Angeles, this year, it will be presented at the Cohen Auditorium at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. The festival is presented through a collaboration between …

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Video: Thousands March in Barcelona Against Repression in Rif

Rif

Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Barcelona earlier today in protest of Morocco’s flagrant violation of human rights and its massive repression against peaceful demonstrators in Rif region urging the public opinion at the national and international levels to positively mobilize toward the Rif crisis.

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The Paradox of the King Opposing the Makhzen

Makhzen

By Ali Amar  “Le Desk”  July 30 2017 Translated from French by Mustapha Akebdan King Mohammed VI addressed the nation on the occasion of the Feast of the Throne. He describes an executive and elected officials motivated by their personal interests and promises sanctions against those accused of treason. But it is at the heart of the reasoning on the …

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Al Hoceima is Set for a Day of Mass Protest Despite Official Prohibition

Al Houceima

Even as the Morocco regime announced in a statement that it will not allow such march to take place in in Al Hoceima and will not hesitate to take all frantic security measures to ensure the implementation of this decision, – from bringing in thousands more of riot police men from other locations, to closing off roads and shutting internet …

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