Singer Faces Calls for Accountability
The joint campaigns may not succeed this time around, but that doesn’t change the undeniable fact: A shift is taking place in the women’s rights sphere in the region, one that diversifies the means of holding sexual offenders accountable for their crimes.
Yet the visceral nature of the emotional response to Morocco’s campaign cannot be denied, the feeling that something deeper than simply belonging to the Global South is at play.
Atlas Lions’ Eyes Burn Brightly, but Their Future May Be Dark
Around 100 captive Atlas lions with a genetic connection to the Moroccan royal collection remain around the world. Can we emulate the lion’s courage and bravery to save it from extinction? Instead of being a mere memory, the animal belongs to a breathing, living world. It can be saved with timely action.
A Century Ago, a Showdown Changed but Didn’t End North Africa Colonialism
The Battle of Annual was among the greatest defeats for a colonial army in Africa. It made Abd el-Krim an anti-imperial icon; his guerrilla tactics were cited by Mao Zedong and Ho Chi Minh. In 1925, he would be Time magazine’s person of the year.
A Moroccan Cop’s Battle Against Sexual Harassment — Including Her Own
Observers might think that Morocco is making progress in prosecuting sexual assault and other crimes against women, but real victims often languish while the state trumps up charges against its critics.