Rabat - The arm-wrestling party has lasted too long. The whole issue could - should - have been settled without as much ado, injury and pain. Bad language has been used, convictions too strong to be reversed have been expressed and feelings have been hurt. In the feud, the government of the Kingdom of Morocco is opposed to some nine thousand teacher trainees who are challenging two decisions which they have judged to be abusive. Those who have made them, however, claim they are constitutional, politically legitimate and strategically urgent.

Moroccan Teacher Trainees Still Protest against the New Governmental Decree
Abdellatif Zaki is a professor of Languages and Communication at Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco.