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Tag Archives: Algeria

Breaking: Detained Mzab Leaders Released Unconditionally

Mzab

Kamel Eddine Fekhar and Kacem Soufghalem the tow prominent leaders of the Movement for the Autonomy of Mzab, northern Algerian Sahara , who were arrested by Algerian regime after criticizing their policy, were both released from detention Sunday. July 16th. their attorneys celebrated their release, but warned there will continue challenging the government’s actions toward Amazigh people of Mzab valley …

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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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Nineteen Years Since his Murder, Matoub Lounes’s Spirit Still Looms Large

Matoub Lounes

Today we mark 19 years since the assassination of Matoub Lounes (June 25th, 1998). The Amazigh World News would like to take this opportunity to honor the man who loved his land, people and identity enough to sacrifice himself for it. We also would like to take this opportunity to reflect on our own commitment to the ideals we share with …

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Human Rights Watch Urge Algeria to Drop Charges Against Amazigh Activists of Ghardaia

Fekhar

The Human Rights Watch has published a long statement of concern calling on the Algerian authorities to protect the fair trial rights of Kamal Eddine Fekhar and other Amazigh rights advocates, who have been detained by the Algerian authorities since 9 July 2015, after he accused them of taking the side of the Malikite Arabs over Ibadite Amazigh during the recurrent tensions in …

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Marseille to Hold the 12th Edition of Tamazgha Festival

Tamazgha festival is one of the most prominent events in the old continent, hosted in Marseille city, Southern France which brings together all the multicultural aspect of Amazigh Culture from all the regions of North Africa. The 12th edition this year, of this festival, is hosted by a team of young Amazigh activists on June 23-24, 2017 in Theatre ‘de la sucriere” in Marseille in southern …

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Amazigh Association of Colorado Gather in Denver for Tafsut Commemoration

Tafsut

This year marks the 37th anniversary of the Amazigh Spring – Tafsut Imazighen- , in which many Amazigh people from Kabyle were massacred by the Algerian regime. Each year The Amazigh community around the world holds a remembrance event to honor and commemorate those who lost their lives on April 1980 in Tizi Ouzou. Host: Amazigh Association of Colorado When: …

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Djaballah: «The Amazigh Flag is a threat to national unity in Algeria»

Djaballah

In a TV interview with the Qatari media network Al Jazeera, the leader of the Front for Justice and Development (FJD) Abdallah Djaballah, insisted that the Amazigh flag that the Kabyles people are constantly raising during the waves of protests is a grave danger to the national unity in Algeria, and that the Algerian state must intervene definitively to put an end to the …

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Amazigh Spring Timeline of Important Dates

Amazigh

Today April 20th, marks 37 years since the student and the Amazigh people of kabylia in Algeria were violently handled by the government forces in an effort to express their legitimate cultural demands. On April 1980, special forces stormed the Tizi Ouzou campuses and broke into the student dormitories many were beaten up while asleep hundreds were wounded and hundred others …

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