Rabat - The nationwide protests following the death of Mohcen Fikri, a fish seller who was crushed to death in a trash compactor while protesting the confiscation of his products by the police, played a role in negotiations regarding the formation of the new government coalition after the October 7thelections, according to Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane.

Benkirane: Death of Mohcen Fikri Influences Government Agenda for Next 5 Years
Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.