Moroccan protest leader ‘arrested’

Moroccan protest leader ‘arrested’

Protests began in the northern city of al-Hoceima

BY BBC NEWS

The leader of a Moroccan protest movement has been arrested, the AFP news agency is reporting.

Nasser Zefzafi has been on the run since Friday when his arrest was ordered for interrupting a preacher, AFP adds quoting a government source.

Morocco’s northern Rif region has been hit by protests in connection with poor economic opportunities for the past six months.

As we reported earlier, protests have now also hit the capital, Rabat.

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