Police End Morocco Demonstrations

RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Police have violently dispersed
pro-democracy activists attempting to demonstrate in the streets of
Morocco's capital.

Country's pro-reform February 20 movement has been holding
demonstrations calling for greater democracy in the North African

Helmeted police charged any group of activists attempting to
gather Sunday, sending them running through the streets of Rabat.
Several people were injured and briefly detained.

The activists also attempted to stage protests in front of the
parliament, but were scattered by police.

The group's attempt to hold a rally on May 15 outside the
rumored location of a secret prison was also violently dispersed.

Activists have condemned what they describe as the government's
new zero tolerance policy for protests.

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