A couple of months ago I had a discussion with a friend on Facebook where we came to the conclusion together that looking at history, not all revolutions are necessarily violent, recalling one of the most recent nonviolent revolutions during the fall of the Sovjet Union: Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution.
I believe Morocco's is another one that will go down in history as a peaceful revolution...which is kind of unique in and by itself, because it was set in motion years ago with the new king's reforms and gradually evolved into what it is now, undoubtedly influenced into switching gears to accelerated mode by the winds of change sweeping the region in recent months.
Look at the number of people that took to the streets yesterday just in Casablanca alone. Then when you look at the various videos showing the massive numbers all over the kingdom...WOW. If this isn't a revolution, then tell me what is. All it needs is a proper name. Well, I suppose it depends if the final outcome is indeed positive, meaningful and lasting change leading to true democracy, where the King rules and with a government by the people, for the people, but I don't see things going any other way but fast-forward from here on in.
Moroccan demonstrations outside Morocco also took place yesterday in: