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Teenager’s Account of Gang Rape and Torture Rattles Morocco

BENI MELLAL, Morocco — There were shouted accusations, tears and fainting as 12 men accused of abducting, raping and torturing a 17-year-old girl made their first court appearance on Thursday in a case that has sharply divided public opinion in Read more…


‘All of Africa Is Here’: Where Europe’s Southern Border Is Just a Fence

CEUTA, Spain — For most migrants from Africa, the last stage of their trip to Europe involves some sort of perilous sea crossing. At the border in Ceuta, there is just a fence. Ceuta (pronounced say-YOU-tah) is one of the Read more…


Empowering Teenage Girls in a Traditional Village and Across Morocco

Douar Ladaam is a traditional village, and many mothers of girls in the program wear the all-covering niqab, which reveals only a woman’s eyes. According to questionnaires the girls in the program filled out, a majority of their mothers were Read more…


Spain’s Migrant Wave Grows, Even as Europe’s Subsides

MÁLAGA, Spain — Spain’s new Socialist government has waded straight into Europe’s migration crisis — out of both choice and necessity. Shortly after taking office in early June, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez won plaudits from aid groups for welcoming to Read more…


World Cup 2018: Portugal v Morocco – live! | Football

Portugal: Rui Patricio; Cédric, Pepe, Fonte, Raphael; B Silva, Carvalho, Moutinho, Joao Mario; Ronaldo, Guedes Subs: Alves, M Fernandes, André Silva, Lopes, Ruben Dias. Ricardo, B Fernandes, Gleson, Rui, Quaresma Beto, Adrien Silva Morocco: El Kajoui; Dirar, Benatia, Da Costa, Read more…