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Tag Archives: Algeria

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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Amazigh Spring Commemoration In Columbus, Ohio

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. When: April 29th, 2017 at 2:ooPM Where: The King Arts …

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Amazigh Activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar Enters 65th Day of Hunger Strike

Kamel Eddine Fekhar

Fears are mounting for the health of Amazigh militant and human rights activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar  whose weight has dropped by a third since he started a hunger strike in jail 65 days ago. He has lost a third of his weight since he began refusing food to protest the unfair imprisonment and inhumane treatment by the pan-Arab Algerian regime , Representative of the …

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2017 Twiza Workcamp Application Form

Twiza Workcamp 2017 is a series workshops days organized by ‘Tourab collectifs’ dedicated to the restoration of old Amazigh houses and sites in Tolga district in Biskra province, Algeria. The workshop aims at bringing together young people from all over the country to introduce them to the use of local materials in construction while preserving old heritage. Participants will be able to choose from …

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Statue of Ibn Battuta Unveiled in Quanzhou Museum In China

Ibn Battuta

By Zouhir Az, A bronze-made sculpture of Ibn Battuta —known as the greatest Amazigh Traveller, geographer and botanist of premodern times— has been unveiled and inaugurated in Quanzhou Museum of Contemporary Art located in Fujian Province in China, to pay tribute to his everlasting impact on China’s history. Ibn Battuta started on his travels from his hometown Tangier when he was …

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International Women’s Day: Honoring Amazigh Women

Amazigh woman

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the respect, honor and appreciation towards women across the world. In recent years, the annual event has gained decent recognition, giving a chance to celebrate achievements in the women’s movement and to inspire further progress through both local and international action. On this occasion, the Amazigh World News team would like to take this opportunity …

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Kabyle People Form New Autonomy Movement In Tizi Ouzou

Kabyle People

Kabyle – AWN| In a recent statement released to multiple media outlets, the RPK’s coordinator Hamou Boumedine announced — at the conclusion of the convention held in the village of Arous, in Tizi Ouzou — the formation of a new political movement by the title of ‘Rassemblement Pour la Kabylie (RPK)’. in directly translated in English this would read the Assembly for Kabyle …

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