Morocco: Constitution could hold lessons in Arab world

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July 4, 2011
USA Today    
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"Morocco's overwhelming approval of a new constitution granting new rights to women and minorities was met with scorn by some democracy advocates and hope by foreign policy experts that the reforms could become a model for Arab monarchies facing uprisings. Morocco said the reforms proposed by King Mohammed VI were approved by 98% of Moroccans who took part in a vote Friday — the first Arab nation to hold an election since the 'Arab Spring' protest movement swept the region." (07/04/11)

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