Stories about Morocco from November, 2005
Foulla is posting a petition to “Stop Morocco’s Attempt to Muzzle the Free Press. Protest the Moroccan Judges’ Financial Asphyxiation of Tel Quel Magazine.“
Samir says that Spain and Morocco will start building a tunnel on 2008 and its final completion is expected to be on 2020.
Samir of The View From Fès reports that King Mohammed VI of Morocco has pardoned or reduced the prison sentences of 10,000 people to mark the 50th anniversary of independence. It is the largest ever number of prisoners involved in a royal pardon to mark national and religious holidays.
“Fishing Boats” by Andrew Wales The fishing harbour in Essaouira, Morocco.
Hale from Bloggin’ the Maghreb reports that the Saharawi prisoner's fast, which they first started early in August, and which they stopped in late September, and then started again on October 20th, was “suspended” on November 3rd.
Rayhane says (in Arabic) that in solidarity with the two Moroccan embassy employees kidnapped last month in Iraq, the Moroccan blogsphere started a new blog that follows up on latest news and coordination campaigns to free the hostages (in Arabic and French).
Watchout Nam LaMore walking around the souq (outdoor market) and swirka (little souq) of Morocco.