Sunday , August 20 2017

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The Amazigh Supreme Council Condemning so-called “Libyan Arab Army”

Amazigh Supreme

In reference to the interview aired on France 24 TV Channel, with Khalifa Hafter in Paris, in 27/7/2017; and regarding the mentioned individual’s declaration on insistence and deliberate use of the name; Libyan Arab Army. Where he justified the use of the name by saying that the vast majority of Libyans are ethnic Arabs; The Amazigh Supreme Council declares to …

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Al Hoceima is Set for a Day of Mass Protest Despite Official Prohibition

Al Houceima

Even as the Morocco regime announced in a statement that it will not allow such march to take place in in Al Hoceima and will not hesitate to take all frantic security measures to ensure the implementation of this decision, – from bringing in thousands more of riot police men from other locations, to closing off roads and shutting internet …

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Amazigh Supreme Council of Libya Responds: “the Fatwa against Ibadhi Muslims is a direct incitement to ethnic and cultural genocide”

Amazigh Supreme Council

The Amazigh Supreme Council (ASC) of Libya responds strongly to the issued Fatwa by the High Commission of Fatwas affiliated with the so called Interim Government resides in the eastern of Libya. By Inas Miloud  July 18, 2017  The Fatwa came lately in the beginning of July to forbid the practice of Ibadhi branch of Islam and to refer to …

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Amazigh Human Rights Activist Salah Abbouna Arrested In Spain

Salah Abbouna

Spain police on Wednesday arrested member of the movement for the Autonomy of Mzab Salah Abbouna, following the issuance of an international arrest warrant by the Algerian state. According to Mohammed Dabou president of  “Izmulen”, Salah was arrested based on an unfounded accusation and false reports to restrict his peaceful political activities abroad about the violations of human rights committed by Algeria against Mozabite …

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Defense Lawyer: Silya Suffers From Severe Depression

Silya

According to Naima El Gallaf, defense attorney member of the Rif protest detainees, she said on her Facebook wall that “Since Silya’s arrest, she has been in and out of the hospital several times suffering from nervous breakdown caused by solitary confinement and placement in a dark”. ” Silya suffers from severe depression, which requires immediate release of detention” added Naima. Silya Ziani, 23, is …

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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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