Morocco authorities arrest 20 after clashes in north - agency - Daily News & Analysis

Moroccan authorities have arrested 20 people following violent clashes between police and protesters in the northern city of Al-Hoceima on Friday evening, the local prosecutor said on Saturday. Clashes erupted in Al-Hoceima after authorities sought to ...

Rif Protests: 20 Arrested for 'Receiving Foreign Funds' - Morocco World News

Rabat – As tensions grow in Al Hoceima, 20 people have been arrested so far on suspicion of “receiving financial funds from sources outside Morocco to damage the integrity and of the Kingdom,” said the Public Prosecutor of the City Court of Appeal in a ...

Morocco police hunt Rif region protest leader - Aljazeera.com

Moroccan authorities were engaged in a manhunt on Saturday for a protest leader in the Rif region. His arrest was ordered for interrupting an imam's prayer sermon following more than six months of social unrest. The king's prosecutor late on Friday ...

Clashes erupt in northern Moroccan city - gulfnews.com

Rabat: Clashes erupted in a northern Moroccan city after authorities sought to arrest a well-known antigovernment protester who interrupted a Friday prayer sermon. Political protests are rare in Morocco, but tensions in Al Hoceima city have been ...

Clashes between Protesters, Police in Morocco after Activist's Botched Arrest - Latin American Herald Tribune

AL HOCEIMA, Morocco – Riot police and protesters engaged on Friday in intense clashes in northern Morocco after a failed attempt by security forces to arrest a local civil rights leader. The clashes, which involved stone-throwing and tear gas, took ...

Hoceima's Public Prosecutor Orders Arrest of Nasser Zafzafi - Morocco World News

Rabat – The public prosecutor at Hoceima's Court of Appeal has ordered the arrest of Nasser Zafzafi following his interruption of the Friday Sermon and an investigation into obstructing the freedom of worship within a mosque. Following the state of ...