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Tag Archives: Mouhcine Fikri

Female Rif Activists Stage Sit-in Outside Morocco Consulate in Brussels

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Female Rif activists held a sit in outside the Morocco Consulate in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, to protest against the repression in Rif region by Morocco government, and against the mass detention of several hundreds activists of the Rif protest movement “Hirak” from Al Hoceima and surrounding area as well as to stand in solidarity with all the detainees who …

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Anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s Tragic Death Expected to Draw Thousands to Rotterdam

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A coalition of Rif activist groups in diaspora is planning a large rally this Saturday, October 28th,  in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second largest city, to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragic death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed to death in a garbage truck, as he attempted to retrieve fish that had been confiscated by Morocco police. His death was followed by massive anti-government …

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Contradicted by Morocco, Reporters Without Borders Stands by its Reporting

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In response to the Moroccan culture and communication ministry’s accusations against Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the press freedom NGO says it stands by the information in its recent press releases about violations of freedom of information in northern Morocco’s Rif region. RSF also urges the culture and communication minister to agree to meet with RSF representatives so that they can …

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Reporters Without Borders: Morocco Obstructs Press Coverage of Rif Protests

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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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