Former journalist Abdellah Stouky was buried on Wednesday at the Chouhada cemetery in Rabat. After the prayers of the Dohr and the dead at the Achouhada Mosque in Rabat, the remains of the deceased were buried, in the presence, in addition to his family, of many personalities from the world of the media, politics, thought and literature, as well as friends of the late Stouky.
In testimonies collected by MAP during these funerals, the peers of the deceased were unanimous in highlighting his human and intellectual qualities of the deceased. Journalists considered Abdallah Stouky’s death to be a ” big loss “ for the national media landscape.
Likewise, they lamented “the disappearance of one of the virtuoso feathers in the history of independent Morocco”, recalling that the deceased was at the origin of the creation of many media supports and the accompaniment of young journalists during a long career full of experiences and teachings”.
Died Tuesday in Rabat following a long illness, the late Stouky, a native of Marrakech in 1946, had contributed to the development of the journalistic practice of several Moroccan titles and was president of the General Assembly of the Union of French-language press during the 1980s.
After a stint at MAP where he held various positions, the dean of Moroccan journalists directed several national newspapers where he contributed to the training of a large number of Moroccan journalists.
The deceased is known to be a free, independent and credible intellectual, a man of position, and a high-flying intellectual with fine and civilized qualities who commands respect.