Morocco

June 28, 2022

Morocco: AU and UN call for investigation into Melilla tragedy

Morocco: AU and UN call for investigation into Melilla tragedy
June 28, 2022

Africa: AU Calls for Investigation Into Migrant Deaths, Violence On Morocco-Spain Border

The African Union Commission chief has voiced his shock at the "violent and degrading" treatment of African migrants trying to cross from Morocco into Spanish territory after 23 people died, and has called for an investigation into the incident.
June 27, 2022

Border post between Spanish enclave and Morocco where 23 died in breach attempt

Ripped clothing and sticks are seen stuck on barbed wire at the border post of Barrio Chino that separates the Moroccan town of Nador from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
June 26, 2022

Morocco: Activists Say Govt Used 'Unjustified' Force Against Melilla Migrants

A rights group on Saturday accused Morocco's security forces of using "unjustified" violence against migrants trying to force their way through a border fence between the North African country and the Spanish exclave of Melilla.
June 25, 2022

Groups in Morocco and Spain push for inquiry after border deaths

Human rights organizations have called on both countries to investigate the deaths - Friday- of at least 18 Africans and injuries suffered by dozens more who attempted to scale the border fence that surrounds Melilla, a Spanish enclave in Morocco.
June 24, 2022

US, Morocco hold vast military exercise

The United States and Morocco on Monday, June 20 launched the vast annual “African Lion” military exercise, amid heightened tensions between the North African kingdom and neighbouring Algeria.
June 22, 2022

Morocco: rising inflation and slowing growth

Morocco's central bank on Tuesday raised its inflation forecasts for 2022 and confirmed a slowdown in growth due to a surge in fuel prices and an exceptional drought.
June 20, 2022

Moroccan man sentenced in Ukraine: Rabat calls on Moscow to ensure a “fair” appeal

The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), an official body in Morocco, has called on the Russian authorities to ensure a "fair trial" on the appeal of a young Moroccan sentenced to death by pro-Russian separatists for fighting with the Ukrainian army, it said on Sunday.
June 16, 2022

Spain and Morocco resume maritime links on the Strait of Gibraltar

"Operation Crossing the Strait" runs from June 15 to September 15; the connection was shut until last April due to a diplomatic dispute
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