Solidarity with the protests in Morocco

The people of the Rif Region (Northern Morocco) has been featuring, over the past months, since October of last year, an uninterrupted process of mobilization that brought to the surface, once again, the authoritarianism, misery and social chaos affecting the Maghrebi country. By Gabriel Huland.   The main demands of the protestors...

Morocco: the political nature of the Majzen

Political despotism is based on a specific function of the monarchy, at the heart of the collective organization of dominant interests. The combination of the economic and political monopoly uses the traditional and modern resources of legitimation, to assure the necessary support bases to maintain its domination. By Chawqui Lofti*   The...

Ten Years of Revolutions in the Arab World

On December 17th 2010, the fruit salesman Mohamed Bouazizi set fire to his own body in protest against both the seizure of his apples and police corruption in the rural city of Sidi Bouzid, in the Tunisian inland. By Fábio Bosco   In a few days, the protests spread over the whole...

The Morocco-Israel Agreement: An Agreement Against the People

On 10 December 2020, President Trump announced that he recognised Morocco's right to annex its territory the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), its southern neighbour. It was an independent country since 27 February 1976, following the victory of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia al-Hamraa and Rio...

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