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For the sake of Fadoua Laroui

What kind of change are we asking for? The change that makes a positive difference in every Moroccan’s life.  The kind of change that would have allowed Fadoua Laroui to feed and shelter her children.  Change that would have earned Fadoua people’s respect for being a hard working single mom, rather than their despise for being unlucky.  We seek … Continue reading

RIP Fadoua Laroui

Fadoua Laroui, the young Moroccan woman who set herself on fire after being excluded from a social housing scheme because she was an unmarried mother, has passed away, leaving two kids behind. May she rest in peace. “Stop injustice, corruption and tyranny!” were her final words as she set herself on fire in front of City … Continue reading

The February 20 Movement for Change

In Morocco, Fears of Chaos Temper Calls for Change – On Sunday, in response to a “February 20 Movement for Change” that began on Facebook, more than 10,000 people turned out in cities across the country to call for democratic change, lower food prices, freedom for Islamist prisoners, rights for Berbers and a variety … Continue reading