23 February 2016
Doctors across Egypt held protests last Saturday against police brutality. Also: Chinese steel plant shut down, Morocco set for general strike
20 March 2012
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Morocco against laws which can force women to marry their rapists.
22 February 2011
Bahrain: assault rifles, tear gas, ammunition, aircraft partsEgypt: bombs, missiles, body armourLibya: ammunition, tear gas, crowd control equipmentYemen: body armour, ammunitionAlgeria: combat helicoptersTunisia: gun parts Kuwait: military software, anti-riot shieldsMorocco: bomb partsSyria: ammunitionLebanon: body armour, shotgunsJordan: armoured vehicles, gun parts, gas mask filtersUnited
28 August 2007
The Moroccan government has occupied Western Sahara since 1975. It moved in following the withdrawal of Spanish colonial forces.
03 February 2007
Striking textile workers in Morocco are appealing for solidarity. Their strike has become a major battle against a powerful multinational over the right to form a union.
20 January 2007
The 486 sacked workers at the British clothing manufacturer Dewhirst in Morocco were continuing their protest this week.
13 January 2007
Workers at Dewhirst’s factory in Tangiers, Morocco, are staging a sit-in outside the factory gates after the company sacked 486 workers.