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VIDEO: Morocco king to cover star’s legal fees in rape case as protests grip country

Moroccan King to cover the legal fees of Moroccan pop singer charged with 'aggravated rape'
Saad Lamjarred faces charges of 'aggravated rape' and 'aggravated voluntary violence'

Morocco's King Mohammed VI is to cover the legal fees of Moroccan pop singer Saad Lamjarred, who has been arrested and charged with the aggravated rape of a 20-year old woman in Paris.

Meanwhile, protests continue across Morocco after the death of fisherman Mouhcine Fikri, who was crushed by a rubbish truck after trying to save fish confiscated by the police, sparked unrest over government corruption and police abuse.

To see more of what's happening in Morocco, watch the video below: