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Morocco reforms religious education to fight extremism

By: Josh VARDEY | Jean-Marie LEMAIRE | Sara DOUBLIER
1 min

In this edition we head to Morocco to look at a reform spearheaded by King Mohammed VI himself: the simplification and modernisation of compulsory Islamic education in state schools. Authorities make no secret of the policy's main objective: to promote morality and open-mindedness amongst its youth while preventing the worrying spread of Islamic fundamentalism within the kingdom. Our correspondents report on the changes.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble.

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