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Protests At Fishmonger’s Death Test Moroccan Monarchy’s Nerves

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT, Nov 3 – Grainy video images and the screams of a young fishmonger who was crushed to death in a garbage truck while trying to stop police destroying his stock have shocked Moroccans and brought thousands on to the streets to protest. Five years after pro-democracy protests shook Morocco, this

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Protests Erupt in Morocco After Fishmonger Crushed to Death

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT, Oct 30 – Thousands of outraged Moroccans held protests in several cities on Sunday after a fishmonger in the northern town of Al-Hoceima was crushed to death inside a garbage truck as he tried to retrieve fish confiscated by police. The death on Friday prompted a frenzy of angry postings

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