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The total number of people detained or on wanted lists because of 'critical opinions' or 'activities within protest movements' in the Rif and other regions has risen to over 1,000.

The leader of Morocco's main protest movement has ended a nearly week-long hunger strike.

Convicted leader of Morocco protest movement on hunger strike

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Convicted leader of Morocco protest movement on hunger strike

The jailed leader of a Moroccan protest movement began a hunger strike on Thursday to protest against prison conditions, weeks after he was sentenced to 20 years behind bars.

Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

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Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

Under the watchful eyes of the police, protesters in Morocco's Rabat marched towards parliament on Sunday, brandishing pictures of jailed Rif ...

Morocco sentences Rif protest leader to 20 years

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Morocco sentences Rif protest leader to 20 years

Activist Nasser Zafzafi, who led popular protests in the Rif region, was charged with 'threatening national unity' and 'undermining public ...

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Razzia: Nabil Ayouch's critical homage to Morocco's cultural tapestry

Society: An ensemble cast share a story that reflects the complexity of Moroccan identity. Nabil Ayouch and Maryam Touzani speak to Jordan Elgrably.

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Casablanca protests in solidarity with jailed Rif activists

Around 1,000 protesters, led by organisers perched on a pickup truck with megaphones, gathered at a main Casablanca intersection on Sunday, ...

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Morocco urged to address torture allegations

In-depth: Human rights groups say Moroccan police are still brutally dispersing demonstrations and torturing protesters in the Rif region, ...

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Clashes erupt in Rif as government calls for talks

Dozens of youths wearing balaclavas threw stones at security forces, who responded with tear gas.

Moroccan riot police 'violently' disperse women's Rif protest

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Moroccan riot police 'violently' disperse women's Rif protest

Videos emerged on social media showing women being violently dispersed while protesting against the arrest of popular opposition leader Nasser ...

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Moroccan parliament urges explanation amid Rif police violence scandal

The Moroccan parliament wants to know "everything" about what has happened in Al-Hoceima after calling for the rights of protesters.

Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters

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Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters

Thousands rallied on Friday in Rif’s port city of Al-Hoceima, following a general strike called by activists who are demanding Zefzafi’s release.

Thousands rally in Morocco to demand protest leader's release Thousands rally in Morocco to demand protest leader's release

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Thousands rally in Morocco to demand protest leader's release

Thousands of Moroccans held rallies for a sixth straight night, demanding that authorities release the leader of a political grassroots movement.

Moroccan police 'arrest Hoceima protest-leader' after interrupting Mosque sermon

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Moroccan police 'arrest Hoceima protest-leader' after interrupting Mosque sermon

The Moroccan king's persecutor ordered the arrest of Nasser Zefzafi after interrupting a Friday sermon asking if Mosques were built to worship ...

Governor sacked as new violence hits Morocco province

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Governor sacked as new violence hits Morocco province

The governor of Morocco's northern province of al-Hoceima was sacked after angry protesters clashed with police leaving dozens of officers ...

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Morocco protests resume months after fishmonger's death

Protesters continue to calls for a thorough investigation into Mouhcine Fikri's death, as well as broader social reforms in Northern Morocco.

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Moroccans protesters demand justice and end to police chauvanism

Pro-dignity demonstrations in Morocco have continued following the death of a fishmonger in a rubbish truck, with protesters calling for ...

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Thousands demand justice for dead Moroccan fishmonger

Protesters in Morocco gathered in their thousands on Friday, demanding authorities uncover the truth about a fishmonger who was crushed by a ...

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Moroccans continue protests demanding justice for fish seller

Thousands of people marched in a silent candlelight vigil in the town of Hoceima Friday night, marking a week since fish vendor ...

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

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Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

The suspects have been brought before an investigating magistrate in connection with allegations of involuntary manslaughter and forgery of ...

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Morocco vows to investigate fish seller death after protests

Moroccan authorities pledged to seek further information surrounding the tragic death of a fishmonger who was crushed by a rubbish truck, after ...

Thousands mourn Morocco fishmonger crushed in rubbish truck

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Thousands mourn Morocco fishmonger crushed in rubbish truck

Thousands of Moroccans on Sunday attended the funeral of a fishmonger whose gruesome death in a rubbish truck crusher has caused outrage across ...

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