Country: Morocco

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Marrakesh (photo: amalnonprofit.org)

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Morocco

The single mothers of Marrakesh

Amine Ennaji in a still from "Kilikis, Town of Owls" (written and directed by Alaoui Lamharzi Azlarabe)

Film review: "Kilikis, the town of owls"

The power of reflected suffering

Mahi Binebine (photo: Wikimedia Commons/Laurent Moulager - hipstoresk 2017)

Book review: Mahi Binebine's novel "Le Fou du roi"

At His Majesty's pleasure

French-Moroccan author Saphia Azzeddine (photo: Getty Images/F. Durand)

Book review: Saphia Azzeddineʹs "Bilqiss"

"Just being born a woman is a provocation"

View of the historic old town of Chefchaouen, Morocco (photo: picture-alliance)

The Maghrebʹs Moorish-Spanish legacy

Andalusia begins in northern Morocco

Algeria has been accused of abandoning hundreds of African migrants in the Sahara. Photo shows a shoe in the desert sand (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay)

Migration from Africa

For a tough stance on migrant human rights

Shia militias in Iraq (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab dictatorships in crisis

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The Middle East's militia mentality

Protesters take part in a march on 27 June 2018 denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists in Rabat, Morocco. Banner in Arabic reads "Moroccan Justice. Life sentence for the (northern region of) of Rif. A noose for the country" (photo: picture alliance/AP/M. Elshamy)

Moroccoʹs sentencing of Nasser Zefzafi

When civil liberties contract

The Moroccan prime minister Saad Eddine El-Othmani with his cabinet (photo: Reuters)

Morocco's power struggle

Loyalty over competence

Mehdi Benatia in action for AS Rome (photo: UPDATE IMAGES PRESS/Isabella Bonotto)

Moroccoʹs football star Mehdi Benatia

No defence against an own goal

Section of the cover to Rachid Aylalʹs "Sahih al-Bukhari… The end of a legend" (photo: Raseef22)

Spotlight on Sahih al-Bukhari

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Rocking the foundations of Islam

Iranian-French sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar (photo: AFP/Damien Meyer)

Interview with the sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar

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Radicalisation in the suburbs

Muslim feminist Asma Lamrabet (photo: asma-lamrabet.com)

Islamic inheritance law in Morocco and Tunisia

Feminist Asma Lamrabet under pressure

Barbed wire in front of the container terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

EU and the Maghreb

Fair trade for a level playing field

Supporters of Morocco's Hirak El-Shaabi movement hold placards and shout slogans calling for the release of the movement's leader Nasser Zefzafi outside the Casablanca Court of Appeals during his trial on 31 October 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP Photo/F. Senna)

Moroccoʹs treatment of Hirak El-Shaabi

Fair trial? Fat chance

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