Rabat - The dismissal of Soumia Derhouri, a journalist at the Moroccan private TV station Medi1, for using the expression “Western Sahara” to describe the Moroccan Sahara during her program "Afrique Soir" has encountered a strong backlash, leading the channel to peddle pack its earlier explanations.

Medi1 TV Explains Suspension of Anchor Over 'Western Sahara' Slip