The Moroccan Grind

In his latest "Mideast Monitor" column for the Jerusalem Report, Senior Researcher Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman examines the potential for significant public protests erupting in Morocco.

"ON OCTOBER 28, Mohsin Fikhri, a 31-year-old fish monger in the northern Moroccan city of Al Hoceima, was deliberately crushed to death in a garbage truck as he frantically sought to retrieve his valuable, confiscated swordfish, following his reported refusal to pay a bribe to police officers in return for permission to sell the protected species."