Is it safe to visit Morocco? Travel WARNING issued to British tourists

Just over three hours on a plane will transport you to the exotic lands of Morocco. 

Its close proximity and radically different way of life make the country an attractive holiday destination for adventuring Britons. 

But tourists have been delivered a fresh warning from the UK’s Foreign Office (FCO) about visiting certain parts of Morocco. 

Violent protests began in the northern parts of the country last October. 

Demonstrations erupted after the death of a fishmonger who was crushed by a rubbish truck when he tried to rescue his stock which was confiscated by the police. 

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There have been some reports of violence during these protests

Foreign Office

Protests have recently intensified to an almost daily occurrence, most recently sparked by the arrest of well-known activist Nasser Zefzafi. 

Crowds have formed in the cities of Tangier, Nador, Casablanca and Rabat as the public demands Zefzafi’s imminent release. 

The FCO has updated its travel advice to advise tourists to be vigilant in the affected areas. 

It said: “A series of demonstrations has taken place since October 2016 in northern Morocco, mainly around the town of Al Hoceima, but with other areas, including the cities of

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