· September, 2010

Stories about Morocco from September, 2010

Morocco: Brutal Death in Police Station

  23 September 2010

Blogger and activist Najib Chaouki creates a Facebook group to denounce police brutality in his country [Ar] following the death of a young Moroccan in a police station, the blogger says is notorious for the brutality of its officers.

MENA: Saudi Arabia Bans Moroccan Women From Traveling to Mecca

  1 September 2010

The decision last month by Saudi Arabia to ban Moroccan women of a "young age" from traveling to Mecca has stirred outrage in Morocco. Saudi authorities justified the ban on the suspicion that young visa applicants "may have something else in mind" than strictly pious intentions.