Morocco holds regular multiparty elections for Parliament, and reforms in 2011 shifted some authority over government from the monarchy to the elected legislature. Nevertheless, King Mohammed VI maintains dominance through a combination of substantial formal powers and informal lines of influence in the state and society. Many civil liberties are constrained in practice.
Freedom in the World — Morocco Country Report
Morocco is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World 2023, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
Freedom on the Net— Morocco Country Report
Morocco is rated Partly Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
News & Perspectives on Morocco
Morocco: Rights Groups Call for Omar Radi's Release
April 6, 2021
Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Internet Freedom Is Under Attack in The Middle East and North Africa
January 19, 2021
Morocco: End the judicial harassment against journalist Omar Radi
July 23, 2020
The Western Sahara Dispute Drags On after 27 Years in Limbo
January 9, 2019
Morocco Tries to Block Report on Domestic Surveillance
May 10, 2015