Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Multiple Demonstrations

U.S. Mission Morocco Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Multiple Demonstrations December 8, 2017   The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Morocco is aware that several groups have announced public protests following the U.S. announcement of a new policy with regard to the status of Jerusalem.  We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

U.S. Mission Morocco Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstrations December 6, 2017   The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U. S Mission Morocco ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Mission in Morocco informs U.S. citizens in Morocco of several demonstrations or sit-ins planned this weekend, particularly October 28, to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Moroccan citizen Mohssin Fikri during an incident with local authorities in Al-Hoceima.  Reports indicate that multiple groups plan to participate in protest activity in the Al ...
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Security Message for Upcoming Demonstrations/Large Gatherings

U.S. Mission Morocco Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations and Large Crowds in October   The U.S. Mission in Morocco informs U.S. citizens in Morocco of several planned demonstrations or large crowd gatherings expected to occur throughout the country in the month of October including:   ·       Parliament Building in Rabat:  Sit-in scheduled at 10:00 a.m. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rioting in El-Hoceima

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Mission Morocco May 26, 2017 The U.S. Mission informs U.S. citizens of ongoing rioting in El-Hoceima.  According to media reports, rioting started after a disturbance during Friday prayer at the Hassan II Mosque in El-Hoceima in support of protest leader Nasser Zifzafi.   Protestors are reportedly throwing rocks at ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Two protests/demonstrations are scheduled this weekend: On May 26, 2017, at 21:00, Casablanca’s Wydad football team fans intend to gather in the Casablanca Medina to celebrate their National Championship win. On Sunday, May 28 at 22:00, there is a protest scheduled at Place des Nations Unies, Casablanca, in front of the Hyatt Regency.  This protest ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

March 24, 2017 Although no known specific threats exist against U.S. interests in Morocco, the U.S. Embassy reminds our citizens to maintain a heightened sense of vigilance and awareness, noting potential reactions to U.S.-Morocco security cooperation and a recent incident involving a Moroccan citizen and a U.S. diplomat. Here are few additional security practices you ...
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Aviation Security Enhancement Message for U.S. Citizens

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, has determined it is prudent to enhance security, to include airport security procedures for passengers at certain last point of departure airports to the United States.  These enhancements include more stringent measures applied to 10 specific airports, to include Mohammed V Airport in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens, Demonstration in Rabat (February 2017)

The U.S. Embassy has learned of three potential demonstrations that will take place in Rabat over the President’s Day weekend: Sunday, February 19 at 11:00: The February 20 movement planned this demonstration to mark the sixth anniversary of their movement. Protesters will gather at Bab Al Had Square (the main entrance to the Medina) before ...
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Voting Overseas in 2017

Just voted in November? Still traveling or living overseas? You should register and request your absentee ballot to vote again in 2017 to ensure your election office knows where to send your ballot for any upcoming special elections for federal office. Some states are also holding gubernatorial or other statewide elections this year. The Federal Voting Assistance ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations in Casablanca (February 2017)

The U.S. Embassy has learned that approximately 1,000 demonstrators from the Teacher’s Union plan to protest today in Casablanca approximately two kilometers east of the Consulate at Victory Square protesting the Moroccan government’s perceived indifference to their employment situation. This protest has not been authorized by the Government of Morocco and the Moroccan police have ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Rabat on January 29, 2017

U.S. Embassy Rabat, Morocco The U.S. Embassy in Rabat and the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca have been made aware of two potential demonstrations that will take place in Rabat on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in Bab Al Had Square (the main entrance to the Medina) before heading to the Parliament building.  There are two ...
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Casablanca Security Message

The U.S. Consulate in Casablanca, Morocco would like to remind all U.S. citizens in Morocco of the importance of maintaining a high state of personal security awareness. Due to several recent protests and demonstrations by Casablanca taxi drivers against Smartphone-based for-hire vehicle services or online ride-sharing platforms, as well as reported incidents of harassment involving taxi ...
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Morocco Demonstration Notice

Social media sites and local press in Morocco are reporting that multiple demonstrations are being called in Rabat on Saturday, December 10. The first possible demonstration is being called to celebrate Human Rights Day and is scheduled for 10:00 AM in front of the Parliament building. Other similar demonstrations are being called in Casablanca, Fes, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Mission Morocco has been notified by Moroccan authorities that several demonstrations will occur around the country over this weekend: November 4: Marrakech at 19:00 in Koutoubia Square November 4: Al-Hoceima at 17:00 in Shouhada Square November 6: Rabat at 16:00 at Bab El Had November 6: Casablanca at 16:00 in Place des Nations Unies ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Local media have reported that unidentifiable masked individuals have thrown large rocks at vehicles driving along multiple intercity auto routes in an attempt to force vehicles to stop.  Occupants were then robbed at knife point.  Members of this group appear to stage themselves along the road to intercept the stopped vehicles. If you are driving ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Consulate General Casablanca The U.S. Mission has received reports regarding potential demonstrations this afternoon Friday, October 14, in various unspecified cities around Morocco. According to media reporting, these demonstrations pertain to the recent arrest of several Moroccan females accused of having links to Daesh/ISIS and are being organized by local religiously-affiliated organizations. U.S. Mission ...
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