By Alex Lantier, 9 February 2021
Strikers want to resolve their very low salary, poor sanitary conditions, non-payment of bonuses and overtime, including a performance bonus that has not been paid for six months, and equipment failures.
By Jean Shaoul, 14 December 2020
President Donald Trump’s recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara was the quid pro quo for Morocco’s formal recognition of Israel.
“Amazon is a murderer and has to be stopped”
By Will Morrow, 13 July 2019
Ismaila N’Diaye, a 32-year-old former Amazon customer service employee in Rabat, said the life of his family has been torn apart by the company.
By Nancy Hanover, 26 March 2019
Contract teachers have struck the Northern African country of Morocco since March 3 and mass protests have escalated.
By a reporter, 21 February 2019
The confrontation came in the midst of a general strike of Moroccan workers on the eighth anniversary of a revolt that was part of the 2011 “Arab Spring.”
By Alejandro López, 24 August 2018
The catastrophe unfolding in Morocco is a direct result of the EU’s “Fortress Europe” policy and shutdown of other entry routes into Europe.
By Alex Lantier, 30 December 2017
Poverty and mass unemployment force thousands in eastern Morocco to risk their lives in abandoned coal mines, which Jerada residents call the “mines of death.”
By Anthony Torres, 15 June 2017
Protestors are demanding the freeing of members of Hirak Rif, the movement protesting the killing of fisherman Mouhcine Fikri by the security forces last year.
By Alex Lantier, 3 November 2016
Mohamed Fikri was crushed to death in a trash compactor Friday as he tried to prevent authorities from destroying his merchandise.
By Pierre Mabut, 28 September 2015
The judgment against the French National Railway Company could have ramifications in the rest of French industry, where discrimination has flourished for years.
By Alejandro López, 22 February 2014
Fourteen migrant workers from sub-Saharan Africa died attempting to swim around the security fence surrounding the Spanish enclave and port-city of Ceuta in North Africa.
By Vicky Short, 29 November 2013
The 11.6 kilometre razor-wire fence separating Spain’s port of Melilla from the rest of Morocco was originally removed in 2007, after scores of people suffered horrific injuries trying to climb over it.
By Antoine Lerougetel, 21 February 2011
The anti-government demonstrations are part of a wave of social unrest sweeping North Africa and the Middle East
By Alejandro López, 3 February 2011
As protests continue in Egypt and Tunisia, the Moroccan monarchy fears that it may be the next to face mass demonstrations.
By Brian Smith, 9 January 2010
The Western media and radical press have universally declared “victory” in the recent case of Western Sahara independence activist Aminatou Haidar, who undertook a hunger strike after being denied entry to her homeland by Moroccan authorities. However the nature of this “victory” calls for further analysis.