In Morocco, protesters organise against repression with new and traditional tactics

Campaigning, People Lead

In the mountainous area of Morocco known as the Rif, police are cracking down hard on a protest movement that has been ongoing for over a year. Today, the movement’s entire leadership is in jail while police regularly block mobile connectivity, throttle internet speed, and spy on activists via their social media accounts. But protesters are using innovative tactics, both traditional and new, to circumvent government repression. Protest tactics range from banging pots and pans to sharing video updates online Women play key leadership roles after widespread arrests of male protest leaders Security forces have cracked down hard but the...

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