‘Pacifism; It’s Over’: The Story of Morocco’s Hirak Movement
by Hassan Ashahbar, Thérèse Di Campo, and Joe Hayns
The Hirak movement, centred in Morocco's Rif region, demands social change: ‘a university, a hospital, and work’. It has been met by brutal repression by the Makhzan: a word for the combined apparatus of the ruling class. But the Makhzan is now on the back foot, and tomorrow's protest is set to be the biggest yet, report Hassan Ashahbar, Thérèse Di Campo, and Joe Hayns from Morocco.