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December 14, 1990

December 14A general strike in Morocco – called by two of the country’s main labor unions, the General Workers’ Trade Union and the Democratic Confederation of Labor – press for an increase in the minimum wage and an expansion of benefits. 111 people were ultimately sentenced to prison terms of 15 days to 12 years in the government crackdown that took place during the strike.

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