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In pictures: Hundreds March In Anti-Governement Protests In Al Hoceima

In Al Hoceima, despite the firing of the governor and several agency heads , thousands of Anti-Government protesters streamed through downtown of the northern city of Morocco, on Sunday, April 9th. waving Amazigh flags and chanting, “El Hogra (Social Injustice) can no longer be tolerated” keeping up pressure on Moroccan Monarchy months after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a garbage truck …

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Amazigh Music Icon In Rif Rachid Nadori Has Died

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Nador (AWN) | It is with great sadness that we learn the loss of another icon of the Amazigh music in Rif, Rachid Nadori reportedly after suddenly falling ill in his home town in Nador. It’s indeed a huge loss for the Amazigh music community, not too mention a huge loss to the Amazigh culture as well. Our thoughts and prayers are with Nadori’s family, friends and …

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Al Hoceima Strike Against Ongoing Repression

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Leaders of Popular Movement in Rif —Al hirak Chaabi—  have launched a general strike that shut down many private shops and several key sectors in Al Hoceima in protest against ongoing repression ‘l’hogra’ after the Moroccan forces known as ‘el Makhzen’ massacred peaceful protesters at Al Hoceima,  on January 4, 2017.

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Video And Photos: 64 Arrested, Many Injured in Al Hoceima Protest Last Night

The Moroccan regime forces known as ‘El Mekhzen’  have once again attacked peaceful protesters and members of ‘Al hirak Chaabi’, Popular Movement last night in Al Hoceima, in the Rif region.  Over 64 people are estimated to have been arrested and many were bruised and injured.

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Hundreds Expected in Amsterdam To Protest Against The Death of Mouhcine Fikri

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Following the tragic death of Mouhcine Fikri – Crashed to death last Friday in Al Hoceima city after he jumped into a garbage truck trying to retrieve his confiscated merchandise – The Amazigh – Moroccan communities in the Netherlands are planning to hold huge protest in Amsterdam this Saturday against “El Makhzen” abuse in a reference to the royal establishment and its allies. When: …

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Video: Protesters Flood Al Hoceima City’s Main Square

This is a video taken in Al Hoceima city’s main square. it shows people of different genders and ages protesting against the authorities after the death of Mouhcine Fikri, a 31 years old fish vendor who, according to witnesses, was crushed by a compactor after he jumped into a garbage truck trying to retrieve confiscated merchandise.

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Protests Grow Tense Following Tragic Death of a Fish-Seller in Al Hoceima

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Al Hoceima (AWN) | The accident happened around 11 p.m. Friday night near Al Hoceima primary courthouse, when a 31 years old Mouhcine Fikri, was killed after compacted several times inside a garbage truck. According to witnesses, the deceased was protesting against the authorities’ decision to seize his merchandise. Meanwhile, The photo that captured Mouhcine Fikri dead inside the garbage truck has sparked yet …

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6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coasts of Spain, Morocco – Video|Pictures

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit the Mediterranean coastline, between Morocco and Spain, damaging hundreds of properties and closing schools. USGS said. It was followed by a 5.3-magnitude tremor. It was also felt in Spanish coastline cities such as a Melilla were authorities reported minor injuries. The epicentre of the quake was located near north of the Moroccan city of Al Hoceima one of …

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Al Hoceima to host Buya Festival

Al Hoceima (AWN) | In partnership with Royal Institute for Amazigh Culture (IRCAM) and the Ministry of Culture, Tifyur Association for Music will host its 4th Annual  Buya Festival for  Women’s Music  from November 26 through November 29 in Al Hoceima City. This year’s event will focus on promoting art and creativity in order to establish gender equality , and will honor Saida Fikri, singer, songwriter, musician and a great representative …

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Al Hoceima 7th most beautiful city in the world for it’s beautiful beaches

Al Hoceima is the 7th most beautiful city in the world for its beautiful sandy beaches, which can vary from lively and sports-facilitated beach stripes to calm and beautiful campsites, according to the travel site Urban City Guides that included the Moroccan city on its top 10 most beautiful cities in the world. Magnificently surrounded on three sides by the Rif Mountains’ …

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