May 30, 2017

Morocco: Rif protests leader Nasser Zefzafi arrested



A prominent activist has been arrested in Morocco. Nasser Zefzafi has been on the run since Friday.

He's led anti-government demonstrations in the port city of Al-Hoceima in the northern Rif region for the past six months.

At least 20 other protesters were arrested over the weekend, accused of being a threat to national security.

Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

Al Jazeera

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Morocco detains leader of protest movement (video) - PressTV
Alles over de protestbeweging in Marokkaanse Rif-regio - De Wereld Morgen

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