Mouhcine Fikri

Mouhcine Fikri was a Moroccan fisherman living in Al Hoceima. On October 28, 2016, policeman confiscated a swordfish that he had caught. When Fikri climbed into the back of a rubbish truck to retrieve the fish, the rubbish crusher mechanism was activated, crushing him to death. Video footage of his death was widely played on social media in Morocco. Outrage led to protests in Al Hoceima, that spread across Morocco . Fikri's death drew parallels with the Suicide_of_Mohamed_Bouazizi, the Tunisian fruit seller whose death in 2010 sparked protests in Tunisia leading to revolution there and the wider Arab Spring
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