Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign

2018-08-19 14:01

A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.

Morocco authorities force hundreds of migrants out of north

2018-08-12 14:17

Moroccan authorities have forcefully relocated hundreds of migrants in recent days from camps and homes in the kingdom's north, a local official and a rights group have said.

Moroccan king criticises social programmes after protests

2018-07-30 21:52

Moroccan King Mohammed VI has criticised the North African kingdom's social development programmes as overlapping, uncoordinated and missing target populations, in a speech from a northern town that has been the epicenter for social unrest.

Violence as 600 migrants storm Morocco-Spain border fence

2018-07-26 20:00

More than 600 African migrants have reached the Spanish territory of Ceuta after storming a double border fence with Morocco and attacking police with caustic quicklime and excrements.

PICS: Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

2018-07-16 17:38

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Morocco's capital Rabat against the jailing of leaders and activists of a northern protest movement.

Dozens of Moroccan activists appeal jail terms

2018-07-09 19:05

A group of 53 Moroccan activists involved in protests which rocked the North African country will appeal their jail terms of up to 20 years, their lawyers have said.

African Union creates migration body

2018-07-02 20:30

African leaders have created a body to help coordinate national policies on migration, Morocco announced at the African Union (AU) summit.

Morocco World Cup player involved in fatal road accident

2018-07-01 06:32

Morocco's 21-year-old World Cup midfielder Amine Harit was involved in a road accident in which a pedestrian was killed, the Moroccan football federation and local police have said.

US says it backs Morocco autonomy plan for Western Sahara

2018-06-29 21:28

A top US diplomat has backed Morocco's plan for autonomy in the disputed Western Sahara, calling "serious and credible" during a visit to Rabat.

Morocco rejects any EU moves for it to host migrants

2018-06-28 20:06

Morocco's foreign minister has rejected any moves by the European Union to outsource reception centres for migrants beyond the bloc's borders to his country.


Burundi plans plastic bag ban

2018-08-14 20:00

Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has issued a decree banning the use of plastic bags in the small central African country within the next 18 months.

EU addresses Morocco-Spain migration with funds

2018-08-02 13:10

Spain's foreign minister says the European Union's executive branch has allocated 55 million euros to manage an upsurge of migrant arrivals, mostly from Morocco.

Spain rescues nearly 1 000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

2018-07-30 19:42

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly 1 000 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa in recent days.

HRW slams Morocco over journalist's 3-year jail term

2018-07-19 08:26

Human Rights Watch has criticised a Morocco court for sentencing a prominent journalist to three years in prison on a "dubious charge" relating to a northern protest movement.

EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

2018-07-09 19:05

European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani in Libya has called for a "blacklist" of people smugglers to be set up to help stem the flow of migrants from Africa to Europe.

Migrants dreaming of Spain live off Moroccan dump

2018-07-08 18:12

Under a blazing sun, Youssouf picks food from a Moroccan rubbish dump, one of many young people who scavages to survive while dreaming of life in nearby Spain.

WATCH: Fixing bikes in Marrakech offers new opportunities for young Moroccans

2018-07-01 21:49

Jobs for young people are scarce in Morocco. The Pikala project in Marrakech trains bicycle mechanics and tour guides.

Spain rescues 90 migrants crossing from Morocco

2018-06-30 07:53

Spanish maritime rescue services have brought ashore 90 migrants pulled up from boats as they attempted to cross the Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco

EU leaders press ahead with tough new Africa migrant plan

2018-06-29 16:59

European Union leaders vowed to move forward with plans to screen migrants in northern Africa for asylum eligibility to dissuade many of them from setting out for the continent, part of a desperate attempt to shore up EU unity.

Moroccan protest leader's 20-year sentence sets off marches

2018-06-28 10:04

The charismatic leader of a Moroccan protest movement and three other activists have each been sentenced to the maximum of 20 years in prison over mass demonstrations touched off by the death of a fish seller.

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