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Moroccans took to the polls on 4 September to vote in the first local elections since 2009. A total of about one hundred forty thousand candidates competed for around thirty-two thousand seats. These local elections were the first to take place after the new constitution in 2011, which the monarch effectively used as a way to steal the 20 February Movement’s thunder and calm the protests by seemingly giving in to some of the protestors’ demands. The new constitution and the ...Keep Reading »
Dörthe Engelcke received her PhD in Middle East Studies from the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College, in 2015. For the academic year 2014/2015 she was a visiting scholar at the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.