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Morocco in the News

Hi students,

We wanted to share some recent news articles about Morocco so that you can read some current affairs articles.  Please read the following according to your interest:

 

The New York Times – ‘All of Africa Is Here’: Where Europe’s Southern Border Is Just a Fence

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/19/world/africa/ceuta-morocco-spain-migration-crisis.html

 

The Diplomat – ‘Morocco: China’s Gateway to Africa?’

https://thediplomat.com/2017/03/morocco-chinas-gateway-to-africa/

 

The New York Times – ‘Morocco’s D.I.Y. Dance Crews’

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/26/style/morocco-break-dancing.html

 

Reuters – ‘Morocco Reinstates Compulsory Military Service for Under-25s’

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/08/20/world/africa/20reuters-morocco-army.html

 

Reuters – ‘Moroccan Protest Leader Is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison’

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/27/world/africa/morocco-protest-sentence-zefzafi.html

 

The New York Times – “A Construction Boom to Lure Visitors to Morocco’s ‘Red City’”

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/business/marrakesh-morocco-real-estate.html

 

ConstitutionNet.Org – ‘Constitutional History of Morocco’

http://www.constitutionnet.org/country/constitutional-history-morocco

 

DemocracyNow – Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/8/31/four_days_in_occupied_western_sahara

 

The Nation – Is Morocco Headed Toward Insurrection?

https://www.thenation.com/article/is-morocco-headed-toward-insurrection/

 

Africa is a Country – Tangier’s Jazzmen – and their phantom producer

https://africasacountry.com/2017/10/tangiers-jazzmen-and-their-phantom-producer/

 

Untie to Tie – Fatema Mernissi, a Glocal Feminist

http://untietotie.org/en/documentation/drissksikes_fatemamernissi/

 

BBC – Morocco Profile Timeline

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-14123260