Morocco: Rif rebellion comes to Rabat

Event: North Africa at the Crossroads – 7pm Tues 11 July, SOAS – book online now Around 100,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the Moroccan capital Rabat on 11 June in solidarity with the mass movement in the Rif region, following a crackdown by the authorities and the arrest of movement leaders. The revival…

Event: North Africa at the Crossroads

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE (to avoid clash with People’s Assembly protest) North Africa at the Crossroads A workshop organised by Middle East Solidarity magazine with the support of SOAS Unison Tuesday 11 July – 7-9pm Room G3, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG Tickets £3 (unwaged), £5 (waged),…

Student walkouts hit Aden University

By Mirfat Sulaiman Students from the Faculty of Education at Aden University in Yemen walked out of classes during protests on 15 January. Lecturers and students jointly rejected the sacking of the new principal, Dr Mohammed Al-Fakeerh. The students said the real reason for the government’s decision is that Dr Al-Fakeerh rejected its chaotic sale…