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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.

Western Sahara: New UN Envoy Horst Köhler to Make Official Visit...

Rabat - Horst Köhler, the new Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara, has announced his intention to visit Morocco, after...

Morocco Fires Back at Human Rights Watch Report on Al Hoceima

Rabat - The Moroccan government has announced its “categoric rejection” of Human Rights Watch’s report on the ongoing protests in Al Hoceima, in an...

1.2 Million Moroccans Are Undernourished: UN Report

Rabat - Though Morocco managed to successfully reduce the prevalence of undernourishment during the last decade, 3.5 percent of Moroccans (1.2 million people), still...

Moroccan Industrial, Energy and Mining Production Increases 1.7% in 2017

Rabat - The index of industrial production, energy and mining excluding petroleum refining (IPIEM) continues its upward trend, according to figures published recently by...

Tunisia Overturns Law Barring Muslims Women from Marrying Non-Muslims

Rabat - Tunisia has overturned a decades-old law banning Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims, one of the last measures stemming from Islamic law seen...

Moroccan Press Syndicate Calls for Retrial of Journalist Hamid El Mehdaoui

Rabat - After Al Hoceima’s Court of Appeal sentenced Moroccan journalist Hamid El Mehdaoui to one year in prison, the National Syndicate of Moroccan...

French Research Center Director Quits After Accusations of ‘Racism and Neocolonialism’

Rabat - After being accused by her employees of “racism and neocolonialism,” Sabrina Mervin, director of the French Jacques Berque Center for Humanities and...

Saudi Arabia Cracks Down on ‘September 15 Hirak’ Activists, Deems Protests...

Police in Saudi Arabia
Rabat - Amid rising calls from Saudi activists for peaceful protests in the kingdom later this week, Saudi authorities have arrested a number of...

AIG Launches First Participatory Insurance Policy Amid Rising Concerns in Morocco

Rabat - The American International Group (AIG) advised by the global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has launched its first Shariah-compliant insurance policy in...

OCP’s African Exports Drive Record Turnover During First Half of 2017

Rabat - Despite a difficult international economic climate and an acute decline of sale prices, the Cherifien Phosphate Office (OCP) managed to increase its...

Morocco’s International Reputation Below Global Average: Reputation Institute

Rabat - While Morocco’s international reputation has somewhat evolved during the past couple of years, the kingdom’s political and institutional environment is still tarnishing...

Morocco Best-Selling African Market for Renault

Rabat - With a total of 35,365 sold units during the first semester of 2017, Morocco was the top automotive African market in terms...

Moroccan Stock Exchange Recovers Appetite for Risk, but Currency Concerns Remain

Rabat - After witnessing a sharp drop during the summer season lethargy, Moroccan stocks finally regained some color during the first week of September....

Mali to Hold 2nd African Renewable Energy Forum Sept. 28-30

Rabat - The role played by women in addressing Africa’s energy concerns will be the main focus of the  second edition of the African...

Moroccan Cement Market Stagnates Amid Construction Sector Crisis

Rabat - The Moroccan cement market witnessed an acute stagnation in 2016, with a 0.70 percent decrease of domestic sales. According to the 2016...

French Director of Research Center in Morocco Accused of Racism

Rabat - The employees and researchers of the Jacques Berque Center, a French Research Institutes based in Morocco, filed a petition addressed to French...

Egyptian Journalist Gloats Over Victims of Hurricane Irma, Deems it ‘Sign...

Rabat - For Ahmed Mansour, journalist at Qatari Channel Al Jazeera, destructive hurricane Irma which is making its way across the Caribbean Islands and...

Nador Terrorist Cell Leader Was Member of Melilla Governing Party

Rabat - The leader of the terrorist cell recently dismantled by Moroccan authorities in Nador turns out to be Hafid Mohamed, a 39-year-old Spanish...

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