Morocco World News
Lede: A study carried out by the Moroccan General Delegation of the Penitentiaries and Reinsertion Administration shows that 42% of Moroccan prisoners have committed the same crime twice.
Nut graph: The study focuses on inmates’ tendency to repeat the same crime. The report reveals that cases, where inmates have reoffended, are the highest among people aged between 25-29, reaching 88% for male convicts.
Why this is newsworthy: Explores the correlation between poverty and crime in Morocco.
Lede: Upon his arrival in New York, Sabri Boukadoum, the new Algerian Foreign Minister, met, Sunday, with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. Although the current political situation in Algeria was at the heart of the meeting, the Western Sahara conflict was also part of the discussion, Algerian French-language newspaper El Moujahid reports.
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Why this is newsworthy: With this strong headline, the writer implies that Morocco and Algeria only have one thing to talk about when they convene at a UN conference: the ongoing dispute over the Western Sahara. See below for an example of the significance of the disagreement.
Lede: The cancellation of a speech by a Western Saharan human rights advocate at the University of Sydney has reanimated concerns over foreign interference on Australian campuses.
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Why this is newsworthy: Brings the political disagreement over the Western Sahara to an international level, and exposes Australia’s unwillingness to involve themselves in the conflict.