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Latest update : 2017-06-16

What's behind the protests in northern Morocco?

With France's president visiting Morocco this week, FRANCE 24 reports from Al Hoceima, capital of the Rif, an underdeveloped region plagued by social unrest. It all began six months ago, when a fishmonger was crushed to death by a garbage truck while trying to salvage his illegal catch of swordfish. A peaceful protest movement followed.

Since the arrest of the protest movement's leader on May 29, his supporters have taken to the streets every single night. They demand his release, as well as jobs and better public services.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.

By Jean-Marie LEMAIRE , Sara DOUBLIER , Josh VARDEY

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