Artists Speak Out: Musicians Help Nudge Morocco Forward on Civil Rights, Democracy

Back in 2010, the head of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) parliamentary group, Mustapha Ramid, led the attack on Sir Elton John’s appearance at the Mawazine Festival “We categorically reject the appearance of this singer because there is a risk of encouraging homosexuality in Morocco,” Ramid said at the time. “The problem is not with the singer himself but the image he has in society,” another leading party member, Lahcen Daoudi, added. “Moroccan society has a negative perception of this singer and we must take it into consideration.”
Artists Speak Out » Musicians Help Nudge Morocco Forward on Civil Rights, Democracy
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