Episode
August 8, 2013

Moroccans confront child sex tourism

Has #Danielgate sparked a popular movement against child sex abuse?
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A young boy lights candles during a demonstration on August 6, 2013 in Casablanca, Morocco against the pardon by King Mohamed VI to a paedophile who was arrested on August 5 in Spain. AFP PHOTO / FADEL SENNA
Thursday, August 8 at 19:30 GMT:
 
What should be done to end the sexual exploitation of children in Morocco? After the Moroccan king pardoned a convicted Spanish paedophile, thousands have taken to the street to rally against child sexual abuse. In a country with a reputation for sex tourism, many Moroccans are angered over what critics see as the government’s indifference towards the issue. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.
 
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
 
Loubna Skalli Hanna
Professor of International Development
 
Reda Oulamine
Attorney
 
Fadel Abdellaoui @FadelAbdellaoui
Human rights activist
 
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