Tag: Morocco

FIFA World Cup: Iran pip Morocco in Group B

St Petersburg: Iran claimed their only second win in FIFA World Cup history as a late own goal upset Morocco 1-0 in a Group B clash here on Friday. Substitute forward Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free-kick from the left into his own net near the left post four minutes into[Read More…]

State TV shows women how to hide domestic violence in Morocco

A Moroccan state TV programme ignited outrage after it aired a lesson on how women could use makeup to cover up scars of domestic violence. The section of the daily programme ‘Sabahiyat’ instructed audience on using beauty products to “camouflage the traces of violence against women.” “Makeup allows women to[Read More…]

UN climate summit – next stop for Moroccan protestors

The countrywide protests ensuing in Morocco against marginalisation and inequality is being taken to international attention as activists plan a showing at the UN global climate summit taking place in Marrakech next week. Moroccan cities have witnessed the most serious protests since the Arab spring in recent days following an[Read More…]

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