Human rights in Morocco
Morocco’s human rights record is mixed. On one hand, Morocco has made considerable improvements since the repressive Years of Lead under King Hassan II's reign (1961–99). Under Mohammed VI, it has imp...
Politics of Morocco
Politics of Morocco take place in a framework of a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Morocco is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power...
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Media of Morocco

The first newspaper to appear in Morocco was an English weekly called "Maghreb Al Aksa" in 1877. Such publications were not generally available in Moroccan cities until 1908. There was one newspa...
Years of Lead (Morocco)
The Years of Lead (Arabic: سنوات الرصاص‎ Sanawāt ar-Ruṣāṣ) is the term used especially by former opponents to the rule of King Hassan II of Morocco to describe a period of his rule (mainly t...
History of the Jews in Morocco
Moroccan Jews constitute an ancient community. Before the founding of Israel in 1948, there were about 250,000 to 350,000 Jews in the country, which gave Morocco the largest Jewish community in the Mu...
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Christianity in Morocco
Christians in Morocco constitute approximately 1.1% (~380,000) of the country's population (34,859,364 - July 2009 est.). Most of them are Catholic and Protestants.
Article 3 of the Moroccan const...
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Roman Catholicism in Morocco
The Roman Catholic Church in Morocco is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.There are around 20,000 Catholics in Morocco, most of them are Europea...
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Mudawana
The Mudawana (or Moudawana, Arabic: مدونة‎), short for "mudawwanah al-aḥwāl al-shakhṣiyyah", is the personal status code, also known as the family code, in Moroccan law. It concerns issues r...
Moroccan nationality law
Moroccan nationality law is the subject of the Moroccan Dahir (decree) of September 6, 1958, official Bulletin Number 2394. In general, Moroccan nationality is transmitted by filiation (father and mot...
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Corruption in Morocco
The occurrence of petty and grand corruption in public and private sectors in Morocco are one of the socio-political challenges the country is facing. Corruption has become much more institutionalized...
Association marocaine des droits humains
Association marocaine des droits humains (AMDH) (Arabic: الجمعية المغربية لحقوق الإنسان‎), known in English as the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (MAHR), is a Moroccan non-profit human...
Fouad Mourtada affair
Fouad Mourtada is a 26-year old Moroccan engineer who was sentenced by a Casablanca court to three years in prison for creating a Facebook page of the Prince Moulay Rachid, the brother of the king of ...
Binyam Mohamed
Binyam Ahmed Mohamed (Amharic: ብንያም መሐመድ) (Arabic: بنيام محمد‎) (also listed as Benjamin Mohammed, Benyam (Ahmed) Mohammed and Benyam Mohammed al-Habashi) (born 24 July 1978) is an Ethio...
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Internet censorship in Morocco
Internet censorship in Morocco was listed as selective in the social, conflict/security, and Internet tools areas and as no evidence in the political area by the OpenNet Initiative (ONI) in August 200...
Lakome.com
Lakome.com was an Independent Moroccan news website. It was started in 2010 and banned in 2013.
Lakome.com was founded in December 2010 by Ali Anouzla later joined by Aboubakr Jamaï. The site had ...
Christine Daure-Serfaty
Christine Daure-Serfaty (1926 – 28 May 2014) was a French human rights activist and writer who distinguished herself in Morocco where she embraced the fight of the victims of King Hassan II, during th...
Human rights in Western Sahara
The Government of Morocco sees Western Sahara as its Southern Provinces. The Moroccan government considers the Polisario Front as a separatist movement given the alleged Moroccan origins of some of it...
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Makhzen
Makhzen (Moroccan Arabic: لمخزن, Berber: Elmexzen / Eřmexzen) is the governing institution in Morocco and in pre-1957 Tunisia, centered on the king and consisting of royal notables, top-ranking milita...
Bahá'í Faith in Morocco
The Bahá'í Faith in Morocco began about 1946. In 1953 the Bahá'ís initiated a Ten Year Crusade during which a number of Bahá'ís pioneered to various parts of Morocco—many of whom came from Egypt and a...
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Tazmamart
Tazmamart (Arabic: تازمامارت‎) was a secret prison in south-eastern Morocco in the Atlas Mountains, holding political prisoners. The prison became a symbol of oppression in the political hi...
Legal rights of women in history
The legal rights of women refers to the social and human rights of women. One of the first women's rights declarations was the Declaration of Sentiments. The dependent position of women in early law i...
Legal rights of women in history - Wikipedia
Ibrahim Jalti affair
Ibrahim or Brahim Jalti was a sergeant at the Royal Moroccan Army who, along with another soldier Jamal Zaim, denounced corruption in the army. They reported that high-ranking officials were employing...
Abraham Serfaty
Abraham Serfaty (Arabic: أبراهام سرفاتي‎‎; 1926 – 18 November 2010) was an internationally prominent Moroccan dissident, militant, and political activist, who was imprisoned for years ...