first_img Receive email alerts Morocco / Western SaharaMiddle East – North Africa Morocco / Western SaharaMiddle East – North Africa Organisation April 28, 2021 Find out more Until 2001, the Internet in Morocco was one of the freest in North Africa, with no curbs or blocking of sites such as those close to the Polisario Front. There are no laws about the Internet.The Moroccan media uses the Internet to get round censorship. In December 2000, three weeklies were shut down for reporting a scandal involving the then prime minister, Abderrahmane Youssoufi. The three editors responded by posting the offending articles on the Internet, mainly on French websites.Access to the site of the weekly Rissalat al-Foutouwa, run by the student section of the Islamist group Al-Adl Wal Ihsane (Justice and Spirituality), was blocked by the authorities in April 2001 but restored in 2002. RSF_en June 8, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information June 18, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Morocco News Follow the news on Morocco / Western Sahara News RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance to go further News LINKS:- Human rights in North Africa NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say News April 15, 2021 Find out more Hunger strike is last resort for some imprisoned Moroccan journalistslast_img read more