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Harvard Journal: Hicham Alaoui Discussing Current Trends in North Africa Including the Rif Crisis

Hicham Alaoui

Hicham Alaoui , Visiting Fellow at Harvard’s Weather head Center for International Affairs, sits down with Anna Boots, Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal for Middle East Politics and Policy, to discuss current trends in North African politics, including Tunisia’s nascent democracy, North Africa’s unique position in the Middle East region, and ongoing protests in Morocco’s Rif region. Prince Hicham Alloaui …

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Thousands Pack Rotterdam to Mark 1st Anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s Death

Rotterdam

Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Rotterdam, the second-biggest city in the Netherlands, earlier today, to commemorate the first anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s tragic death, crushed to death in a garbage truck on October 28th 2016, as he attempted to retrieve fish that had been confiscated by Morocco police. The incident sparked a wave of demonstrations in Morocco’s neglected Rif …

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Mah (Mother), New Amazigh Film from the Canary Islands

MAH

Mah (mother) (25 minutes), is an extremely interesting film project about the indigenous people of the Canary Islands known as Guanches —refer to the aboriginal Amazigh inhabitants of the Canary Islands—.   The film is directed by Armando Ravelo and starring Laura Perdomo, Maykol Hernandez, Francisco Vazquez, Hiram Vega and Cristo Quintana.

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Ahwash: Most Popular Dance of Amazigh Culture

Ahwash

Ahouach or Ahwash music and dance is known as the dance of the village among Amazigh people, Ahwach is a big part of the Amazigh culture in Atlas and the Souss region of Morocco. This Amazigh ancient art incorporates the dance, poetry, songs with shifting rhythms, with rates that vary during the delivery and varying versions from one tribe to …

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Americans Singing Amazigh Song

Fattah

Message from the lead singer: ‘This is a clip from Yesterday’s concert. Performing Tabla, Izenzaren song. Thank you all for supporting this group of students who put in time and energy to learn Tamazight music. They honored and valued Tamazight heritage and Imazighen in general. These are not professional musicians, they all have their jobs and careers. They put that …

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Documentary: ‘Rif 58-59 Break the Silence’ with English Subtitles

Rif

Documentary project of Tarik El idrissi that tells the true story of the Rif revolution back on 1958-1959. the film is based on historical scenes and testimonies of people affected during that period of time. The film won ARACNE Prize in Tangier film festival, and the Jury Prize in the International film festival of Nador, as well as “Palme d’argent” at …

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