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Virginia News: Jury Convicts Moroccan Man, Zakaria Taoufik of Assault on Federal Officers

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal jury convicted a Moroccan man yesterday on charges of assaulting federal law enforcement officers and failure to depart the United States. “These ICE officers were carrying out a lawful judicial order to deport a convicted felon,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “This verdict … Continue reading Virginia News: Jury Convicts Moroccan Man, Zakaria Taoufik of Assault on Federal Officers

TANGIERS, Morocco  | Moroccan protest leader, 3 others get 20-year sentences

TANGIERS, Morocco  — The charismatic leader of a Moroccan protest movement has been sentenced to the maximum 20 years in prison along with three activists after mass demonstrations touched off by the death of a fish seller. The convictions late Tuesday immediately touched off new protests in the town of Hoceima, the center of the … Continue reading TANGIERS, Morocco  | Moroccan protest leader, 3 others get 20-year sentences