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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 Morocco
Jul 1st, 2011
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Morocco’s King Mohammed is widely tipped to win Friday’s referendum on a revised constitution he has offered to placate “Arab Spring” street protests, but a low voter turnout could still spur demands for bolder changes. Morocco’s so-called “February 20″ stree...
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In Conflict/Tragedy
May 23rd, 2011
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Moroccan police beat protesters who defied a ban on demonstrations across the country on Sunday, leading to arrests and dozens of injuries, some of them life threatening, witnesses said. The violence appears to signal a tougher government line against the protest movement, which has become more defia...