Washington DC - It was hard to watch Morocco’s Prime Minister defend police mistreatment of protesters during the recent teacher trainees’ demonstrations that rocked some cities in the North African nation. The most troubling aspect of the PM’s speech was his apathy toward the young men and women who came out to the street asking for a good pay and descent conditions. Mr. Benkirane and his Ministers have savored the “sweetness” of power and they love it.

Morocco- Benkirane’s Government Revives the February 20 Protest Movement
Hassan Masiky was born in Kenitra, Morocco, and is based in Washington as a blogger and freelance writer.