Moroccan Protests

Earlier in the year, Moroccan students organized protests in several major cities. The rhythmic echo of freedom chants across Rabat, Casablanca, Agadir continued on... and appears to be growing across the entire country.


  1. The link above is to an excellent video that will bring you up to date on what's behind the Moroccan youth movement.
  2. A fast tsunami gathering steam compared to the February 20
    demonstrations...Will the king show that he is ready to respond to the
    will of the people by sacking the parliament?
  3. The largest protest took place in Morocco’s biggest city, Casablanca, where around 7,000 held a three-hour demonstration, while in Rabat 2,000 people rallied for four hours in front of the Parliament’s headquarters, authorities said.
  4. Several hundred teachers marched through Rabat on Monday for better pay a day after one of Morocco's largest anti-government protests in recent decades against corruption and demanding government change.
  5. On March 20, Moroccan authorities respected the right of citizens to assemble and protest peacefully. The stance toward peaceful protesters we saw on that day should be the rule. Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch
  6. Morocco protest rallies 20/02/2011
  7. Thousands of people turned out Sunday across Morocco, answering an appeal by the February 20 Movement to increase demands for political reforms, improved civil rights and an end to corruption.
  8. Protests Rabat Morocco vid2 20/03/2011- Manifestations Maroc 20 Mars