Wednesday , June 28 2017

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In Morocco: Arrested Rif Teenage Girls Released With Conditions

Houda Jelloul

Shortly after speaking in a live video calling all women in and around Al Houceima city to take to the streets to protest until all Rif detainees are released, Houda Jelloul, 14 years old, daughter of prominent Rif activist Mohamed Jelloul, was arrested on Monday night, along with another teenager named Nawal El Moussaoui, According to her uncle Said Jelloul; “Houda disappeared shortly after …

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Amazigh Community in Shock Following Death of Amazigh Activist

Rachid Lmstur

The Amazigh community is in shock following the sudden death of Rachid Lmstur, a 26-year-old with a bachelors degree in social sciences, who died along with 18 others on Sunday morning off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea after the boat go under. while attempting to reach Europe dream. His last words were, We will leave this nation sooner or …

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Detained Rif Activists Launch Hunger Strike in Morocco Prison

Rif

  At least a dozen detainees arrested during the ongoing protests in Rif region, began refusing meals beginning yesterday, in a 72 hours hunger strike to protest the alleged poor treatment and miserable conditions at Morocco’s Oukacha prison, defense lawyers said on Thursday. According to the same source, with reports of abuses in prison are mounting, for dozens packed into tiny …

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Morocco Sentences 25 Rif Activists to 18 Months in Prison

Rif

Today, the court of first instance in Al Hoceima has handed down a sentence of 18 months in prison for  twenty-five protesters and suspected activists of the Rif  popular movement in northern Morocco. A total of thirty-two men have appeared in court, 25 of them sentenced to prison time while the other seven were given suspended sentences and fined. says defense …

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Morocco Police detained 100 Activists so far in Rif

Rif

Since October 2016, the human rights situation in Morocco has become even more alarming. Moroccan Authorities have responded harshly to the ongoing peaceful protests in Northern Rif region with an unprecedented crackdown, using excessive force to disperse crowds and carrying out mass arrests and detentions of more than 100 protesters including Nasser Zafzafi, the leader of the protest movement. Media freedom also is …

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Detention of Rif Protesters Continues in Morocco

Rif

Al Hoceima – AWN| The Amazigh world news has received information confirming that Silya Ziani and Nabil Ahamjik, two prominent figures of the ongoing protest in Rif region have been arrested early this morning by the Moroccan authorities and remains in detention. As of now more than 70 Amazigh Activists of the Rif Movement reported detained among them is the leader of the movement, Nasser …

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Statement by the Support Committee of Rif Movement in U.S.A on the Situation in Rif

Rif

CONDEMNATION STATEMENT BY THE  SUPPORT COMMITTEE OF THE RIF MOVEMENT IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REGARDING THE CONTINUED MILITARIZATION IN RIF.   New York, Thursday, 4th May 2017 |  The Support Committee of Rif Movement in U.S.A  which was recently formed  in response to the recent tragic events Rif region are deeply concerned about recent actions taken by the Moroccan government …

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Three-Year-Old Girl, Idya, Dies Due to Lack of Basic Hospital Equipment in Tinghir

Idya

Tinghir, Morocco | A community is shaken up over the death of a 3-year-old girl, Idya due to lack of medical care. According to her father, Driss Syfaks Fakhreddine, the young girl fell ill on Friday night and was taken to a local hospital in Tinghir, south Morocco, but nothing was done to treat the little angel due to lack of medical personnel, supplies, …

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Press Release | Imouhagh Accuses Haftar’s Forces Of War Crimes Against Tuareg In Libya

Libya

T he International Organization for Justice and Transparency (IMO) has accused so-called Libyan Arab Army of General Khalifa Haftar and its affiliated militias of being directly involved in massive human rights violations amounting to war crimes against Tuareg civilians in Ganfouda in the west of Benghazi in Libya. A few days ago, the National Commission for Human Rights in Libya …

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Amazigh Activist Kamel Fekhar Enters 65th Day of Hunger Strike

Kamel Eddine Fekhar

Fears are mounting for the health of Amazigh militant and human rights activist Kamel Fekhar whose weight has dropped by a third since he started a hunger strike in jail 65 days ago. He has lost a third of his weight since he began refusing food to protest the unfair imprisonment and inhumane treatment by the pan-Arab Algerian regime , Representative of the Movement …

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