Thousands of people massed in Morocco‘s largest cities on Sunday to press demands for more civil and social rights and express support for the opposition February 20 movement that emerged last year: here.
Given the fact that it long helped prop up the Egyptian and Tunisian dictatorships, it’s difficult to identify something as a low point in the European Union’s relations with north Africa. Nevertheless, its trade deal with Morocco, rubber-stamped by the European Parliament last week is a strong contender for the academy award for most shameful act of hypocrisy: here.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Morocco against laws which can force women to marry their rapists: here.
A left-leaning student union won a landslide victory against its Islamist rival union – supported by the moderate islamist political party Ennahda – in yesterday’s student board elections that took place in Tunisian universities: here.
Tunisian workers strike for public health care: here.