New York - Moroccan public opinion was shaken by the news of the tragic death of Mouhcine Fikri, a 31-year-old fishmonger on Friday in Al Houceima, in northern Morocco. The shocking circumstances under which he was killed were captured in photographs and video that went viral on social media in a matter of minutes and stirred a huge public uproar.

Samir Bennis is a political analyst.