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Moroccan king's popularity will rest on corruption

Friday, July 12, 2019

Subject

The Moroccan king's popularity.

Significance

Popular discontent with King Mohammed VI and the palace has been rising over the past few years. The result has been increasingly direct criticism of the king.

Impacts

  • The protests in Algeria could inspire demonstrations in Morocco.
  • The king may increase his presence within the country in 2019 to decrease criticism.
  • Protests will be met with repression.
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