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Amazigh-Americans Protesting in New York to Support Rif and Tamazgha

Amazigh in US

NEW YORK, May 26th, 2017 | Members of the support committee of Rif movement in US and Amazigh Movement community gathered Friday in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York to show support the ongoing protests in Rif regions in particular as well as entire Tamazgha where the Amazigh people of North Africa have been facing a long history of marginalization and discrimination …

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New York Rally in Solidarity with Rif and Tamazgha

Amazigh

This Friday, May 26th from 2PM to 4PM, the support committee of Rif movement in USA and the Amazigh Movement in USA will host a rally outside United Nations headquarters in New York in solidarity with the ongoing protests in Rif regions in particular as well as entire Tamazgha where the Amazigh people of North Africa have been facing a long …

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Rif Protesters Defiant Despite Government Repression

Rif

By Siham Tinhinan, May 18, 2017 The Rif protests against its marginalization and the historically well documented, systematic mistreatment of its people. Peacefully protesting and asking the Moroccan government to sit and negotiate their primarily socioeconomic legitimate demands, and to rescind the militarization Dahir (executive order). Instead, the Moroccan system AKA Makhzen, brought in thousands more of well equipped troops from every …

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Update: 25,000 Expected for Thursday’s Rally in Al Hoceima

Al Hoceima

Tens of thousands of people are expected to hit the streets of Al Hoceima today, Thursday 18, despite Moroccan government efforts to suppress the people and threaten them not to demonstrate by bringing in heavy militarized forces with a wide range of armored vehicles and placing them in strategic areas both inside and outside the city of Al Hoceima in northern Morocco.   …

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Commemoration of the Martyrdom of Muhand Amezyan

Muhand Amezyan

Today we commemorate the 105th death Anniversary and Martyrdom of Mohamed Amezyan or Sherif Muhand Amezyan (1859-1912) who was one of the first leader of Rif resistance against the Spanish occupation of Northern Morocco, His operations and wars took place in the Eastern Rif region especially in the current Nador province and the region of Selwan. Muhand Amzyan was killed …

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Granada to Hold 2nd Euro-Amazigh Research Forum

Euro-Amazigh

The 2nd Euro-Amazigh research forum is dedicated to the study of medieval onomastics as intangible heritage elements to understand the history, culture and identity of territories and human groups established in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa and the Interrelationship Between them. When: May 23, 24 2017 Where: Fundación Euroárabe de Altos Estudios Calle San Jerónimo, 27, 18001 Granada, Spain Event …

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Short Story by Ahmed Zahiri

Atlas

THE MOUNTAIN… AND MY RENDEZ-VOUS WITH GHANDI IN BOSTON   It happened by chance that I was born in the mid-atlas mountains where life is natural, humble and eternal. My village is surrounded by huge mountains and there is a firm belief that those giant mountains are mythic meant to protect the natives from evil, hidden power and invaders that …

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Honoring Amazigh Mothers on Mother’s Day

Amazigh Woman

For many families, Mother’s Day is a time of celebration, appreciation, and joy. But for some others, it’s one of the most difficult days of the year. This is especially true for women facing infertility or those who have recently experienced the loss of a mother, daughter, or other loved one. On this occasion, the Amazigh World News team would …

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Marseille to Hold the 12th Edition of Tamazgha Festival

Tamazgha festival is one of the most prominent events in the old continent, hosted in Marseille city, Southern France which brings together all the multicultural aspect of Amazigh Culture from all the regions of North Africa. The 12th edition this year, of this festival, is hosted by a team of young Amazigh activists on June 23-24, 2017 in Theatre ‘de la sucriere” in Marseille in southern …

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Press Release: 2017 Amazigh Film Festival in Boston

Amazigh Film Festival

PRESS RELEASE: AMAZIGH FILM FESTIVAL 2017  Palo Alto, California-May 8, 2017 — This year marks the 9th celebration of the Amazigh Film Festival which was founded in Los Angeles, California by Helene E. Hagan, President of the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity, Inc. in 2007. The festival was supported from the start by The Hagan Law Firm of Palo Alto, the …

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