Morocco’s Hirak movement and legacies of contention in the Rif

  title={Morocco’s Hirak movement and legacies of contention in the Rif},
  author={A. Wolf},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  pages={1 - 6}
  • A. Wolf
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of North African Studies
  • In August 2018, King Mohammed VI released 188 detainees linked to the Hirak al-Sha’bi (Popular Movement), which for over a year has led protests in Morocco’s marginalised Rif region in the north of the country. The Hirak emerged in mid 2017 out of a wider protest movement sparked by the gruesome death of a fish seller in the Rif’s coastal town of Al-Hoceima; in November 2016 Mouhcine Fikri was crushed to death by a rubbish truck as he tried to rescue the fish catch the police had confiscated… CONTINUE READING
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