Category: Morocco

Standing Up to the King

Damon Winter/The New York Times Nicholas D. Kristof Perhaps no Arab ruler responded as wisely to this year’s pro-democracy protests as the king of Morocco — although that is an exceptionally low bar. When other dictators in the Arab world answered protesters with gunfire, King Mohammed VI grudgingly accepted demonstrations, at least when he was …

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Morocco King Proposes Limited Steps to Democracy

  Abdeljalil Bounhar/Associated Press Cafe customers in Casablanca, Morocco, watched King Mohammed VI’s speech on Friday night. Under his plan for the government, he would still control the military and religious matters. In a major effort to try to respond to calls for more democracy and accountability, King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced proposed constitutional …

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La Caravane du Livre 2011

The Book Caravan calls at the Salt Country Jamila Hassoune has the pleasure to inform you about the next Book Caravan, which will take place from 21 to 24 April at Imarighen. This High Atlas village is situated at equal distance from Tinmel and Marrakech, that is 65 km. This very road has been used …

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