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To the Memory of Abbas Messaadi: Sixty One Years After His Assassination

June 27th marks the 61 years anniversary of the assassination of Abbas Messaadi, Amazigh leader and one of the founding members of the Moroccan Army of Liberation before his controversial assassination in June 1956 that would ultimately trigger the 1957 Rif Revolt.Abbas was running a military camp in Aknoul and was assassinated in Fes in June 1956 allegedly by Karim …

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Chicago Tribune 1953: Hopes For Rif Freedom Live in Abd EL Krim

Rif

Article by Larry Rue from the Chicago Tribune (June 21, 1953) Tribune Writer Talks with Exile in Egypt   CAIRO, Egypt, June 20-One night I met a handsome, young lieutenant in the roof garden of the Semiramis hotel. When I heard his name, I asked, “Any relation to Abd el Krim, the great Riffian leader?” “Yes, he is my father.” …

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Video: ICP Asks United Nations of Morocco Arrests and Repression in Rif

On June 7, Inner City Press investigative journalist Matthew Russell Lee asked holdover UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric about the mass arbitrary arrests and the continual escalation of repression By Morocco in northern Rif Region. the spokesman response was “I don’t have anything for you.I should hopefully have something for you tomorrow.”  Since October 2016, the human rights situation in Morocco has become even …

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Short Story by Ahmed Zahiri

Atlas

THE MOUNTAIN… AND MY RENDEZ-VOUS WITH GHANDI IN BOSTON   It happened by chance that I was born in the mid-atlas mountains where life is natural, humble and eternal. My village is surrounded by huge mountains and there is a firm belief that those giant mountains are mythic meant to protect the natives from evil, hidden power and invaders that …

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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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Video: Hundreds Rally In Rabat During The Annual Tawada March

Tawada

Hundreds of Amazigh activists marched through the streets of Rabat, capital of Morocco on Sunday, April 24 during the annual Tawada March to protest against marginalization and social injustice. This year’s theme is primarily around the Rif protests and the death of a 3-year-old girl, Idya due to lack of medical care.  

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Press Release | Imouhagh Accuses Haftar’s Forces Of War Crimes Against Tuareg In Libya

Libya

T he International Organization for Justice and Transparency (IMO) has accused so-called Libyan Arab Army of General Khalifa Haftar and its affiliated militias of being directly involved in massive human rights violations amounting to war crimes against Tuareg civilians in Ganfouda in the west of Benghazi in Libya. A few days ago, the National Commission for Human Rights in Libya …

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Premiere Screening Of “Canarias Amazigh”

Only 6 days left until the official premiere of Canarias Amazigh, following in the Footsteps of early inhabitants of the Canary Islands, known as the Guanches. This new documentary will be screened on March 30th at 8:30PM in the Monopol Theater, in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Spain. More information can be found at this facebook page CanariasAmazigh.  

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Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of Mouloud Feraoun’s Assassination

Mouloud Feraoun

Mouloud Feraoun (1913–1962). A prominent Amazigh writer from Kabyle whose real name is Aït Chaabane Mouloud Feraoun. Born on March 8th, 1913 in Tizi Hibel in Greater Kabylia. Although he was born to a poor peasant family, he managed to get through the French school system and to earn a diploma at the Bouzaréah School (Teacher’s College) in Algiers. After …

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