Has Marrakech become a city of sin?
3 May 2012 Last updated at 16:13 BST
Marrakech has long been a hub of economic and tourist activity in Morocco.
More recently the local and international jet set have also made it their playground.
But this is not to the taste of the newly elected Minister for Justice, Mustafa Ramid, from the Islamist PJD party who declared that Marrakech was becoming a city of sin in a recent speech.
Nora Fakim reports.