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Morocco Arrests Leader of Protests Sparked by Death of Fish Seller

HeadlineMay 30, 2017

In Morocco, protest leader Nasser Zefzafi has been arrested, following nationwide protests Sunday night. Zefzafi has emerged as the leader of an economic justice movement that was sparked by the death of fish seller Mouhcine Fikri, who was crushed to death in the compactor of a garbage truck while he was trying to retrieve fish confiscated by police in the northern city of Al Hoceima last October.

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