As a demonstration is scheduled for Tuesday 27 April 2021 in front of the Parliament in Rabat, Morocco, local authorities in the region have warned those who plan to hold sit-ins in front of the institution.
Tension is perceptible in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, with the local authorities of the wilaya banning any sit-in in front of the Parliament, while a demonstration is being planned for this afternoon.
Citing the reasons of the Coronavirus pandemic, the authorities have banned any gathering or gathering on the public highway. « This represents a violation of the state of health emergency and threatens the safety of citizens, following a call to organise a sit-in in front of the Parliament this Tuesday at 4:30 pm, » warned the local authorities.
On Monday, the wilaya of the region issued a statement in which it denounced that publications calling for the organization of a sit-in, this Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm, in front of the headquarters of the Parliament in Rabat, have been widely relayed on social networks, adding that they will locate the responsibilities.
Better still, the authorities of the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra have threatened that they will hold responsible « the initiators of any action contrary to the provisions of the state of emergency », says the statement. A perceptible tension which makes Rabat fear the worst.