The Departure of Aicha Akalay and the Demise of the Independent Press in Morocco

Washington DC – When local editorialists tackle social injustices or denounce corruption and the conduct of the ruling elite, authorities usually move in to either  “adopt” or bully the journalist. These tactics eventually silenced critics...

The Departure of Aicha Akalay and the Demise of the Independent Press in Morocco

Washington DC – When local editorialists tackle social injustices or denounce corruption and the conduct of the ruling elite, authorities usually move in to either  “adopt” or bully the journalist. These tactics eventually silenced critics and those who questioned government policies. The latest independent editorialist to leave the media scene in Morocco is Aicha Akalay […]

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