Morocco allows citizens to challenge government decisions | Middle East Monitor

Morocco will be the first government in the Arab world to allow citizens to challenge decisions and propose new laws:

Morocco has approved two bills allowing its citizens to challenge decisions made by the government and its institutions and to propose new laws, the government spokesperson said yesterday.

Morocco’s Minister of Communication and government spokesman Mustapha Al- Khalfi told reporters in the capital Rabat: “The bill allows for the allocation of 25,000 signatures of eligible citizens who register in the election lists to challenge government decisions.”

Spain requires 500,000 signatures and Italy 50,000 signatories in order for citizens to submit petitions…[Full Story]



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