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Tag Archives: Silya

Thousands Pack Rotterdam to Mark 1st Anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s Death

Rotterdam

Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Rotterdam, the second-biggest city in the Netherlands, earlier today, to commemorate the first anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s tragic death, crushed to death in a garbage truck on October 28th 2016, as he attempted to retrieve fish that had been confiscated by Morocco police. The incident sparked a wave of demonstrations in Morocco’s neglected Rif …

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Detained Rif Activists End 38-Day Hunger Strike

Rif activists

  Dozens of hunger-striking Rif activists detained in the Oukacha prison in Casablanca including Nabil Ahamjik, Mohamed Jelloul and Rabii Al Ablaq, decided today to end their 38-day hunger strike following a request by their families and the Riffain community in Rif as well as in diaspora. Since May 2017, Morocco police have arrested more than 270 people over the Rif protests, many of them …

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Guardian Journalist Expelled From Morocco Over Report On Rif Protests

Guardian

A journalist of the British daily The Guardian, Saeed Kamali Dehghan, was expelled on Thursday (September 28th) by the Moroccan authorities while he was reported in the town of Al-Hoceima, a region in the north of the kingdom shaken since almost a year by a vast movement of popular protest know as “Hirak”. The British newspaper said after he landed …

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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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