· November, 2012

Stories about Morocco from November, 2012

Moroccans Beaten Up for Protesting the King's Budget

  18 November 2012

Moroccans protested in the capital Rabat against the royal budget today. Their protest was violently repressed by police, who beat up activists as well as journalists who turned up to cover the demonstration. Reports claim that the royal palaces of Morocco cost the kingdom's coffers 700,000 Euros a day, in a country where the number of poor people has increased dramatically over the past few years.

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