Hi! I am former Global Voices Advocacy director and a long-time member of the Global Voices community. I am passionate about citizen media and freedom of speech. I'm also a medical doctor and blogger. Prior to working with GV, I co-founded Talk Morocco and Mamfakinch. You can follow me on Twitter at @almiraat.
Latest posts by Hisham Almiraat from July, 2010
Salma started blogging at the age of six to keep in touch with friends and family. Under the supervision of her parents, this young Moroccan blogger likes writing short stories and sharing her daily encounters at school with the rest of the world.
One in every three Moroccan women is single. Studies show that this has more to do with economic hardship, lack of education, the absence of democracy. Samira is a 40 year-old single woman still living in her parents' house. She shares her day-to-day experiences on her blog.
Football is a very popular sport in Morocco. But the appointment of Belgian Eric Gerets to coach the national team for a rumored exorbitant amount of money has got the blogosphere talking.
Moroccan blogger Big Brother Maroc [Fr] reports on the launch of Bitelma [Fr] (which translates to Water Closet), a website that invites visitors to publish pictures of “the worst public toilets in the country” listed by city and address (train stations, bars, restaurants, malls, universities…) in an effort “to pressure...