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Washington / Morocco Board News--Several Moroccan American observers and community activists debated the proposed new constitution uring a televised debate in Washington.
At the debate, some called for a boycott others are planning to vote "yes" for the referendum.
Mr. Hajjouji Ahmad spoke about the process of producing the new constitution. " This drat is an improvement no doubt, but this package was put on the table and we were told to vote on it in two weeks, there was essentially no debate, no chance for people with conflicting views to come to the table, and discuss and inform the voters, you want that vote to be based on solid information..."
Mr. Masiky a writer and a former spokesman for Amnesty International USA said "the new constitution includes some important reforms that will will improve things, particularly reforms relating to the Justice, providing that they are implemented properly"
Mr Adil Naji , an entrepreneur and community activist said " The majority of Moroccan, most political parties have accepted the new constitution, they want to move forward, they regard this as the foundation for more reforms in the future".
The program was produced by Said Zairi and Hosted by Mostapha Saout, the editor of Morocco Board News. The program will be broadcast on line, on Morocco Board TV and distributed on Youtube.