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Hundreds of people staged an angry protest Wednesday in the Moroccan city of Casablanca against sexual harassment after footage of a woman being assaulted on a bus caused outrage across the North African country.

Six teenage suspects were arrested on Monday after footage Sexual harassment video parody gang online showing bare-chested teenagers assaulting a weeping young woman in broad daylight, laughing as they touched her private parts.

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This has to stop. Oum, a well-known Moroccan singer, said: I am here to say that we have to educate our children better.

Mohammad, an advertising executive in his 30s, said such incidents were common in Morocco. The latest incident came less than two weeks after footage of men hounding a young woman walking alone in the northern city of Tangier was shared widely on social media, sparking a heated debate. Morocco officially champions a tolerant version of Islam and does not impose the veil, but women are frequently subjected to insults, derogatory remarks and other sexist attacks in public.

Official figures show that nearly two-thirds of Moroccan woman have suffered violent attacks, often in public places. Skip to main Sexual harassment video parody gang.

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