Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:04:10 GMT
Frente Polisario Welcomes EU Position That Affirms Morocco Does Not Have Sovereignty Over Western Sahara
[SPS] Chahid El Hafed (Dignity Camps) -- The Frente POLISARIO, through its Permanent Bureau, welcomed on Monday the position expressed by the European Union on Western Sahara.

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:20:38 GMT
EU Does Not Recognize Morocco's Sovereignty Over Western Sahara
[SPS] Brussels -- The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, affirmed that the EU's position on Western Sahara is guided by UN Security Council resolutions and considers that Western Sahara i...

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:57:53 GMT
CPJ Calls On Moroccan Authorities to Stop Harassing Omar Radi
[CPJ] Moroccan authorities must immediately stop harassing Omar Radi, investigative journalist at the news website Le Desk, and allow him to work and travel freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:53:48 GMT
France Obstructs Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Occupied Western Sahara
[SPS] Madrid -- A European university study revealed how France prevented the expansion of the mandate of the UN Mission (MINURSO) to monitor human rights in occupied Western Sahara, in the Council of security of the United Nations.

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:52:44 GMT
Pegasus Spyware Targets Journalist
[VOA] Omar Radi wasn't surprised to find he was the target of apparent surveillance by Moroccan authorities. The freelance investigative journalist has been threatened and arrested for his coverage of the government, and was most recently summoned by...

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Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:00:09 +0000
Marooned in Morocco: An Asian American’s Experience
Today I woke up in the beautiful beach town Essaouira. Although I am unable to return home to the US, I must admit, Morocco is not a bad place to be stuck. After making breakfast in a brightly lit Airbnb and getting ready to start the day, my boyfrie...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:13:46 +0000
Son of Pablo Escobar Takes Interest in Fez Ultras’ Street Art
Rabat – The eldest son of Pablo Escobar, Juan Pablo Escobar Henao, posted on Facebook a photo of street art covering an outside wall of a Fez Ultras club with his father’s portrait.  Drawn by the Ultra Fatal Tigers group, the Pablo Escobar i...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:52:19 +0000
Morocco Reports 214 COVID-19 Cases, 238 Recoveries, 2 Deaths in 24 Hours
Rabat – The Moroccan Ministry of Health has confirmed 214 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing Morocco’s total number of recorded cases to 15,542. The ministry also announced 238 more recoveries in 24 hours, raising the country...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:49:29 +0000
World Population Day: HCP Reveals Women are More Exposed to COVID-19
Rabat – Morocco’s High Commission for Planning (HCP) declared Saturday, on World Population Day, that women are more exposed to COVID-19 largely due to their higher presence in healthcare jobs. The United Nations is celebrating World Populati...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 15:12:58 +0000
MasterChef Canada Challenges Contestants to Cook Moroccan Tajine
Rabat – MasterChef Canada, a competitive reality cooking television show, put three of their contestants up to the challenge of cooking a Moroccan-inspired tajine on July 8.  None of the contestants had ever cooked a tajine before.  “I grew...