VIDEO: Moroccan fisherman crushed in garbage truck sparks protests
The death of Mouhcine Fikri on Friday sparked protests in many Moroccan cities including Rabat, Casablanca, and Marrakesh
Mourners carry the coffin of Fikri in the northern town of Hoceima on 30 October (Reuters)
Published date: 1 November 2016 16:21 UTC | Last update: 6 years 5 months ago
Moroccans have taken to the streets to protest after a fishmonger was crushed by a garbage truck while attempting to retrieve fish confiscated by police.
The death of Mouhcine Fikri on Friday sparked protests in many Moroccan cities including Rabat, al-Hoceima, Casablanca, and Marrakesh, where people have been calling for "liberty, dignity and social justice."
In Fikri's hometown of al-Hoceima, Moroccans marched 22km to bury his body.
Watch the images coming out of the protests below:
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