Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Moroccan authorities arrested blogger Mohammed Raji on Friday morning in his home in Agadir, said Arabic electronic news site Hespress. Investigators reportedly asked him for his email account password, which he gave to them.
An article that appeared on Hespress, in which Raji criticized the King's policy of free gifts to citizens, is said to be the cause of his arrest. Raji claimed in his article that the king, with his random acts of charity, encourages Moroccans to be "beggers" and "sycophants" instead of hard workers…