Justice and Development Party

By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, commentarymagazine Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egypt Takes Another Step Toward Autocracy—and Instability,” “Tunisia Sees Rising ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, Moroccan American Center for Policy (Washington, DC) column Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
May 28th, 2012
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Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets in Morocco’s largest city, Casablanca. The rally, organised by trade unions, was believed to be the biggest since a new government took office in January. Those taking part accused Prime Minister Benkirane of failing to deliver...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Feb 7th, 2012
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Rabat – A judge on Morocco’s Supreme Curt has condemned a government decision to demote him to a prosecutor and send him to a distant mountain town. Mohammed Anbar said on Tuesday the decision by the nation’s previous justice minister was “revenge against him.” Anbar co-...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Dec 10th, 2011
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The man set to become Morocco’s first Islamist prime minister said on Friday his government would not try to make women dress more modestly. Abdelilah Benkirane is to lead a coalition government after his Justice and Development Party (PJD) became the latest Islamist movement in the Middle East...
By benim
In Election
Nov 28th, 2011
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Morocco’s parliamentary election shows most people are not interested in King Mohammed’s reforms, the main opposition group said, vowing to push ahead with protests to press for a constitutional monarchy and an end to corruption. Final results from Friday’s vote, brought forward by ...
By benim
In Election
Nov 28th, 2011
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Morocco’s PJD party will be the biggest party in parliament based on the final results of Friday’s election, the interior ministry said on Sunday, paving the way for the moderate Islamist party to lead a coalition government. Results for the 395-seat parliament show PJD won 107 seats, and...
By benim
In Election
Nov 26th, 2011
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Rabat – Ballots for Friday’s parliamentary elections in Morocco featured symbols for each party such as a rose, a dove or a tractor to help illiterate voters identify them. A total of 33 symbols have been employed to represent the 31 parties and two independent candidates vying for the 39...