Chaima Lahsini, Author at Morocco World News
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Chaima Lahsini

Chaima Lahsini
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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat. She holds a BA from the university of Mohammed V in communication and information sciences. She previously worked as a subject matter expert for the account of Facebook Middle East Quarters in Casablanca, and was a regular volunteer on humanist projects around the MENA region with AIESEC programs.

Opinion: Why Moroccan Women Ask to Be Raped?

Rabat - “In the Arab world, you are either born a human being, or born a female.” A hyperbole, an exaggeration, an overkill; opinions...

Uproar in Morocco After Collective Sexual Assault of Mentally Challenged Girl

Uproar in Morocco After Collective Sexual Assault of Mentally Challenged Girl
Rabat - A video of a young girl being violently sexually harassed by a group of teenagers in a bus has been massively shared...

King Mohammed VI: Focus on Africa not Detrimental to Morocco’s Domestic...

King Mohammed VI at the African Union Summit
Rabat - In a speech for the 64th anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People devoted entirely to the continent of...

Newlywed 25YO Moroccan Man Murdered in Cold Blood in Chicago

Newlywed 25YO Moroccan Man Murdered in Cold Blood in Chicago
Rabat - A newlywed 25-year-old Franco-Moroccan was shot dead by a bullet to the head on Monday by an African-American individual, in what local...

Barcelona Terror Suspects Showed No Signs of Extremism: Family

Driss and Moussa Oukabir, the two brothers involved in Barcelona terror attack
Rabat - The family of Driss and Moussa Oukabir, the two brothers involved in Barcelona terror attack, is in shock. In a statement to...

Police Disperse Alt-Right Wing March in Barcelona Amid Clashes with Counter-Protesters

Rabat - Friday afternoon at the Las Ramblas area, a Spanish right-wing group marching hours after the Barcelona terror attacks was stormed by a...

Finnish Police Investigating Stabbing Attack as ‘Terrorism’, Say Attacker 18YO Moroccan

Finnish Police Investigating Stabbing Attack as ‘Terrorism’, Say Attacker 18YO Moroccan
Rabat - The man who stabbed to death two people on Friday in Turku, southwestern Finland, is an 18-year-old Moroccan, Finish police said on...

Barcelona Terror Attack: Three Moroccans Injured Including a 6YO Child In...

Rabat - Three Moroccan nationals have been injured during the Las Ramblas attack in Barcelona Thursday evening. According to the Moroccan embassy in Madrid,...

Moroccans Among the Barcelona Terror Attack Victims

Rabat – Victims of the Las Ramblas vehicle-ramming attack in Barcelona, which left 14 dead and more than 100 injured Thursday afternoon, included a...

Spain Terror Attacks Timeline: Barcelona, Cambrils, and Alcanar

Barcelona Attack
Rabat - Two vehicle-ramming attacks were committed a few hours apart in Catalonia in northeastern Spain, killing 13 people and injuring about 100 people...

Moussa Oukabir, Main Suspect of the Barcelona Terror Attack

Rabat- Eighteen-year-old Moussa Oukabir is suspected of being the driver of the vehicle-ramming attack of Las Ramblas. Currently on the run, he is understood...

Speculations About Dirham Devaluation ‘Overblown’: BMI Research

Dirham
Rabat - BMI Research is pinning the blame for the delay of the dirham liberalization reform on commercial banks. In its latest report, the...

Religious Minorities Face Persecution in Morocco: US State Department

Moroccan Christians Insist on Breaking Taboo and Media Clichés
Rabat - Where does Morocco stand in terms of religious freedom? According to a report published by the US State Department’s Bureau of Democracy,...

Call for Tenders Launched for Construction of University Hospital in Laâyoune

Call for Tenders Launched for Construction of University Hospital in Laâyoune
Rabat - The construction process of the new University Hospital of Laâyoune (CHU) is speeding up. A call for tenders has recently been launched...

New Seawater Desalination Plant to Be Built in the Casablanca-Settat Region

New Seawater Desalination Plant to Be Built in the Casablanca-Settat Region
Rabat - The Casablanca-Settat region will soon have its seawater treatment plant, according to Charafate Afailal, Secretary of State for Water. The feasibility study...

Moroccans Finally Allowed to Challenge Unconstitutionality of Enacted Laws

Morocco’s Constitutional Court: The Pillar of the Rule of Law
Rabat - Citizens will soon be able to challenge a law they deem unconstitutional in court. A draft law laying down the terms and...

Moroccan Hightech Payment Systems Settles in Singapore

Moroccan Hightech Payment Systems Settles in Singapore
Rabat - Hightech Payment Systems (HPS), a Moroccan leader in the publishing of electronic payment solutions, is establishing itself in Singapore in order to...

Who Are the Tadla-Azilal Moroccans Living Abroad? An HCP Study Investigates

Moroccans living abroad
Rabat - Unemployment is the first reason pushing the Tadla-Azilal migrants to leave Morocco, choosing to migrate in South and Central Europe for better...