Tuesday , August 22 2017

Amazigh World

Reporters Without Borders: Morocco Obstructs Press Coverage of Rif Protests

Morocco

New York August 14, 2017 Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which advocates press freedom, said in a statement that it has registered several grave media freedom violations since the start of a wave of protests in Morocco’s northern Rif region and accuses the authorities in Morocco of deliberately obstructing the Moroccan and foreign reporters who have been trying to cover the …

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Photos & Video: New York Rally in Solidarity With Rif

Rif

New York July 1 2017 | Amazigh American rallied together in solidarity for the citizens of Rif on Saturday afternoon, and called on the US government and public opinion “to assist in protecting human rights and ending human rights abuses and to put pressure for a long-lasting repression in the Rif region.” The event, which took place in New York union …

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Chacha Mourned One Year After His Death

Chacha

Fans and friends of Mohamed Chacha across the world took to social media on Thursday to remember the life of another Amazigh Rif icon. Mohamed Chacha, a great Amazigh poet and novelist who was a truly wonderful advocate for the Amazigh cause and has always been a source of inspiration for Amazigh people all over the world, he has spent …

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Washington Institute: Morocco’s Escalating Protests Call for a Careful Response

Morocco

Sarah Feuer of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy has published a report on the situation in Rif region titled “Morocco’s Escalating Protests Call for a Careful Response” which examines the evolution of the popular movement in Morocco known as al-Hirak and the causes behind the ongoing protests.   The report criticized the government for failing to listen to the legitimate griefs …

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Open Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Rif

Rif

Monday June 12, 2017 Re: Gravely concerned over the continuous repression in the Rif region in northern Morocco. Your Excellencies, We, the undersigned international, regional, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), write to share our serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in Rif, a region of Morocco located in the North part of the country lived by an Amazigh-Berber- population, known …

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USA: Statement to the Public Opinion on Recent Developments in Rif

Rif

NEW YORK, May 30th, 2017| In response to the intransigence of the Moroccan authorities, their failure to knowledge the legitimacy of the demands of the Rif Movement, their rejection of any dialogue with the movement and the initiation of a massive campaign to arrest its activists, the The support committee of Rif movement in United states held a rally on …

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

Amazigh

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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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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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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