Barlamane was founded in 2013 in Arabic and launched recently its French-language version. There is no legal information available as to who owns it. Barlamane was founded with the goal of following parliamentary news. However, over the years, it started covering a wide range news.
In mid-2017, this website was criticised for publishing a degrading video of the Rif movement leader, Nasser Zefzafi, naked and being filmed by the police to prove he was not subject to police violence. The website has followed suit to these criticisms by claiming its ‘support for the protests' leader’.
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24 Avenue de France, 3eme étage
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No information was obtained from the outlet despite several attempts.
Information regarding the owner of Barlamane could only be found in articles written by Le Desk, an online newspaper. It claims Barlamane’s owner is Mohamed Khabbachi, former director of the state-news agency MAP and previousy in charge of communication at the Interior ministry.
Amar, A. (2017), ’Barlamane’: enquête sur une machine à salir’ I https://ledesk.ma/grandangle/barlamane-enquete-sur-une-machine-salir/ I Accessed on 26th October 2017.