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Rooftop shanties top once-iconic Casablanca buildings

Housing crisis has led some Moroccans to build shelters on terraces

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Clotheslines, satellite dishes and tangled cables have sprouted on the deteriorating facades of Casablanca's buildings, constructed nearly a century ago under French rule.

Casablanca, Morocco

SHANTIES have mushroomed on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings in Casablanca, as the Moroccan city's once-prestigious centre crumbles below.

Clotheslines, satellite dishes and tangled cables have sprouted on the deteriorating facades of the buildings,...

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