Is rumour taking precedence over the search for truth? Please update your browser. Naciri reflects bitterly on his experience of rumours during his time in government: Archived from the original on 10 October Retrieved 24 July
For me to go back to Morocco is to go back to darkness — homophobia in Morocco is rising.
Morocco: the Monarch and Rumours
Has this obscurantism been lifted since the arrival of Mohammed VI? For Lachgar, who is not gay but says she is developing a larger campaign to promote gay rights, the issue is about the civil liberties of all Moroccans. In the beginning, I used to react but at the end of my term, disinformation had become so widespread that I no longer paid any attention to the rumours, out of discouragement and by political choice. Sign up for our weekly newsletter Submit. Morocco's statutes and culture towards LGBT issues stands in stark contrast to that of neighboring Spain. The men face up to three years in prison, and the convictions come amid a growing national debate on sexual freedom May 15, 2:
Traditionally, the Palace is not an institution open to the four winds. The New Arab Comments. Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from November Articles with Italian-language external links. Books about the King: Two French journalists have been arrested in France for allegedly trying to blackmail Morocco's King Mohammed VI, the Paris prosecutor's office and a lawyer for the king said. However, an absence of communication can never justify disinformation.