The Kingdom of Morocco: Constitutional Timeline Regarding the Arab Spring
Edited By: Max Planck Institute
© 2018 Oxford University Press
In Morocco, protesters began on February 2011 to call for constitutional reforms ensuring judicial independence, universal freedoms and the separation of powers including a clear distinction between the institutions of the monarchy and those of the government. They further demanded effective mechanisms to prevent favouritism, nepotism and corruption. King Mohammed VI reacted by opening the doors for constitutional reforms including possible limitations of the powers of the monarch himself. Thousands of people take part in rallies in Rabat and other cities calling...