A bizarre case of press censorship arose recently
when authorities seized 100,000 copies of the country's two leading
newsweeklies--TelQuel and its Arabic-language sister publication, Nichane--after
they published the results of a poll in which Moroccans were asked to assess
their king. The odd part? Ninety-one percent of Moroccans said they found the rule
of King Mohammed VI mainly "positive."