Al Hoceima, the main port in the Rif region, has been hit by unrest since a fishmonger was crushed to death in a rubbish truck last year.
Protests in the Rif region have increased since the killing of a fishmonger last October.
Tensions have been simmering since the death in October of a fishmonger who was crushed inside a garbage truck while trying to salvage his fish confiscated by police. The arrested Nasser Zefzafi is seen as being the leader behind the protests.
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