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SlutWalk #Morocco or #Moroccan feminism gone berserk?

Have you heard of SlutWalk? And have you heard of SlutWalk Morocco? “The Walk started after a policeman in Toronto, Canada told a group of young college women that if they wanted to avoid sexual assault, they shouldn’t dress like sluts.”  NPR posted this interesting interview around the concept with writer Rebecca Traister. Traister supports … Continue reading

Morocco to hold parliamentary elections in mid-November

Morocco to hold “early vote in mid-November: “RABAT — Morocco announced plans Sunday to hold early parliamentary elections in mid-November, as the Arab world’s longest serving monarchy pursues reforms in response to protests inspired by the Arab Spring. During long overnight negotiations with the interior ministry, officials from some 20 political parties in the north … Continue reading

Moulouya: A test for our humanity

Still no word about who, why, how, and what really happened in the Moulouya basin in Morocco. Moroccan environmentalists created their little Facebook corner to let off steam about the authorities’ lack of action, and to unite their voices for a cleaner, safer and more sustainable environment. Their main concern is: how to prevent such disaster from … Continue reading