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Moroccan Medical Students Claim their Rights with Hashtags on Social Media

Protesting medical students have launched the hashtag #DoctorsUnderOppression following an enormous boycott of final exams.

One student told Huffpost Morocco: “The students willingly decided to launch this hashtag to make their voices heard worldwide.”

Online protests, particularly supported by reported cases of “threats against striking students, including visiting their homes by the Moqadem .”

“Students were asked to visit the Governorate (Wilaya) along with their relatives and their parents simply answered that their children are adults and that it is their right to sit or not to sit the exam.”

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