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Morocco Protests

Report: Moroccan Father Sets Self On Fire To Protest Government

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

A Moroccan father of five died after setting himself on fire in the central Meknes region in protest at having his application for a residency permit ...

Morocco Salafi Clerics Back Death For Journalist

AP | AZIZ EL YAAKOUBI | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Three of Morocco's most prominent conservative clerics have publicly backed a demand that a journalist be put to death for sup...

PHOTOS: 2011's Most Dramatic Uprisings

Posted 12.21.2011 | World

The day a young fruit-seller, tired of corruption and sick of constant humiliation, set himself ablaze in Tunisia, he also sparked a wave of protests ...

PHOTOS: Thousands Protest In Morocco, Call For Election Boycott

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco -- Thousands of Moroccans have demonstrated in dozens of cities and towns across the country calling for a boycott of next month's parl...

Weighing Morocco's New Constitution

Middle East Research And Information Project | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

2011 has been a year of unprecedented political tumult in Morocco. As neighboring North African regimes collapsed under the weight of popular pressure...

Morocco -- An Arab Spring Success

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Joel D. Hirst

Faced with the unrelenting power of political change, the Kingdom of Morocco has again emerged as the leader of the Arab world. As their neighbors resist change, Morocco's King Mohammad VI proposed the writing of a new constitution.

The Future of Arab Democracy?

Avi Spiegel | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

The protesters on the streets of Morocco have not been asking for administrative change. Instead, they have been calling for a brand new political system, one where the elected government did something revolutionary: It governed.

Moroccan King To Announce Constitutional Reforms

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco — Moroccan King Mohammed VI announced a series of constitutional reforms in a speech Friday night that he said will turn the Nort...

A Sign of Promise

Bob Walsh | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
Bob Walsh

Governments have proven over and over they cannot alone bring people together, even within their own countries. Progress can be made when people across a variety of sectors from throughout the world begin to work together.

Morocco Constitution To Be Revised, Says King

AP | HASSAN ALAOUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RABAT, Morocco — King Mohammed VI said Wednesday that Morocco will revise its constitution for the first time in 15 years, aiming to strengthen ...

North Africa Protests Spread To Morocco

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES) RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Thousands of people marched in cities across Morocco on Sunday, demanding a new constitution ...

Moving Video Explains Why Protesters Plan To Take To The Streets

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Inspired by uprisings in nearby Tunisia and Egypt, Morrocans have planned their own protests for February 20, Reuters reports. According to the CIA Wo...