Jump to navigation

Vol 43 No 3

Published 8th February 2002


A right royal putsch

King Mohammed VI's cousin Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah has taken off for the United States, claiming 'police harassment'. He is 37, and second in line of succession after the King's younger brother, Moulay Rachid, who is 31. By performing as Morocco's intellectual 'Red Prince', he has persuaded some members of the royal entourage that he aims at power.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 352 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.