Article in The New York Times – November 2012

“A few kilometers south of Tangier, near the port town of Asilah, lies the wide golden beach of Sidi Mghait. It is a peaceful place, overlooked by the simple farmhouse of a peasant family, a luxurious modern villa built by a wealthy European businessman, and a small mosque, the burial place of a Muslim holy man who gave the place its name.

Appearances here are deceptive. The beach and its hinterland are the focus of a 10-year clash over land, rights and cultures….”

more: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/15/world/middleeast/a-clash-over-a-piece-of-moroccan-tranquillity.html?_r=0′

And the PDF version in print: 20121115_P504 []