Washington DC - As protests in the Rif region in northern Morocco lose steam as smaller public gatherings of support continue to surface around the Kingdom, Prime Minister El Othmani and his government remain in hiding with no clear policy on how to address demonstrators’ demands.

Legitimacy of Demands Should Be Recognized to Tackle Rif Crisis: House of Councilors’ President 
Hassan Masiky was born in Kenitra, Morocco, and is based in Washington as a blogger and freelance writer.