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Morocco's king pardons protesters arrested in Rif region

Morocco's king pardons protesters arrested in Rif region

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned dozens of people arrested in recent protests in a northern region and blamed the failure of local officials to quickly implement development projects for stoking public anger.

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco has arrested 11 people suspected of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a fish seller whose crushing in a rubbish truck sparked widespread demonstrations, prosecutors said on Tuesday.