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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:35:26 GMT
Protests break out in Morocco after fishmonger cru ...  -  TVC News
Such large-scale protests are rare in Morocco, where the king still holds ultimate sway. Morocco calmed Arab Spring-style protests in 2011 with reforms, spending and tougher security while leaders in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya were swept from power.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:16:43 GMT

Fish Vendor's Brother: 'Social Media Full of Lies and Political Manipulation'  -  Morocco World News
Casablanca – The Brother of the Mouhcine Fikri, the fish vendor who was killed in a garbage truck compacter on Friday, gave a statement to Moroccan TV channel 2M following the death of his brother in the Northern city of Hoceima that descried the angry ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:14:49 GMT
Protests erupt in Morocco after fishmonger is crushed to death in rubbish truck  -  The National
The interior and justice ministries also promised an investigation. Such large-scale protests are rare in Morocco, where the king still holds ultimate sway. Morocco calmed the 2011 protests with reforms, spending and tougher security while leaders in ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:08:00 GMT
Morocco 2016: Oshonaike wins women's singles title  -  Gistmaster (blog)
Funke Oshonaike on Sunday won the women's singles title of the 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championships ended in Morocco. The competition began on October 24 and ended on Sunday. The 42-year-old defeated 2015 champion, Egypt's Dina Meshref, 4-2 ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:45:19 GMT

Sudanese Foreign Minister Denies Chemical Weapons Allegations  -  Morocco World News
London – Sudanese foreign minister Ibrahim Ghandour has denied his government used chemical weapons against its citizens, dismissing allegations as “a joke.” In October 2016, Amnesty called for an international investigation into “dozens of suspected ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:35:54 GMT

African Table Tennis: Nigeria's Oshonaike emerges champion in Morocco  -  Premium Times
The 42-year-old, who last won the coveted African title 16 years ago, overpowered her Egyptian opponent on Sunday to win Nigeria's second title at the ongoing African Championships in Morocco. Oshonaike beat Dina Meshref 4-2 in a keenly contested final ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:07:36 GMT

Morocco, a Shining Model of Islam  -  Morocco World News
Rabat – While France deliberates over secularism, struggling with anti-Semitism and the compatibility of Islam with the republic, Morocco, on the other hand, has long been committed to creating an atmosphere of moderate and tolerant Islam, that ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:03:11 GMT
Moroccan fish vendor's death sparks calls for protests  -  News Sentinel
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Moroccans are planning protests after a fisherman was crushed to death in a garbage truck -- an incident some are comparing to the death of a Tunisian vendor in 2010 that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings. According to Moroccan ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:02:14 GMT
Protests erupt in Morocco after fishmonger crushed to death  -  Reuters Africa
RABAT, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Thousands of outraged Moroccans held protests in several cities on Sunday after a fishmonger in the northern town of Al-Hoceima was crushed to death inside a garbage truck as he tried to retrieve fish confiscated by police.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:01:51 GMT

Moroccans Call for Justice Following Tragic Death of Fish Vendor  -  Morocco World News
Casablanca – Public Calls for Justice on Social Media Following Tragic Death of Moroccan Fish vendor. The tragic death of a local fish monger who was crushed in the waste compactor of a garbage truck in the city of Hoceima has caused uproar on social ...