Rabat- The theory of evolution is accepted by scientists around the world, but in Morocco, students can spend their entire school years without coming across Charles Darwin’s 1859 theory. This theory explains how complex living organisms have evolved from earlier forms throughout the history of planet earth. In fact, the study of human evolution is not included in the state-prepared syllabi.

Tarik El Barakah is a journalist and Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.