A protester holds the flag of the Rif Republic as protesters shout slogans in the northern city of Al Hoceima on October 30, 2016, following the death of fishmonger Mouhcine Fikri, who was crushed to death on October 28 in a rubbish truck in Al Hoceima, as he reportedly tried …

Protests Over Moroccan Fishmonger’s Death Echo Arab Spring Trigger

The gruesome death of a fishmonger in Morocco last week has triggered the country’s largest protests in years, stirring memories of the death of a Tunisian vendor in 2010 which is often regarded as the spark that set the Arab Spring in motion.