Unsubdued, Jew & Proud Moroccan: Abraham Serfaty Dies at 84 (via the Mirror | المرآة)


I remember reading about Serfaty in Malika Oufkir’s book Stolen Lives. What a fascinating life he’s led and what a great loss to Morocco and the world.

Abraham Serfaty, the leftist Moroccan militant and "unsubdued" opponent to the regime of late king Hassan II, has died today at the age of 84 in the city of Marrakech. His lifelong struggle for democracy and social justice in his country made him an icon for a Moroccan Left he helped create back in the early days of independence. He was a Moroccan Jew, a relentless anti-Zionist and pro-Palestinian advocate. He paid a heavy price for his positions … Read Morevia the Mirror | المرآة

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