Monday, October 31, 2016

Guardian Video: Thousands protest in Morocco after fisherman crushed to death in garbage truck

Thousands of Moroccans protest against police abuse after the death of a fishmonger in a rubbish truck crusher. Local news reports say police in the northern town of Hoceima confiscated and destroyed swordfish belonging to fisherman Mouhcine Fikri because he was not permitted to catch it at this time of the year. Footage circulating online appears to show Fikri jumping into a garbage truck to retrieve his fish, before being crushed to death by the truck’s compactor

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