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High Atlas Mountains – Hundreds March For Miles In Protest Against Poverty And Social Exclusion

High Atlas

After decades of repression and marginalization, several hundred people including young kids and old women, have decided to march from their town of Anergui located in the high Atlas Mountains all the way to Beni Mellal city hall — walking about 60 miles through the cold mountainside roads — to protest against different forms of marginalization and social exclusion and to hold everyone in ... Read More »

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey Officially Debuts Tamazight

Tifinagh

Another day, another new chapter in the inclusion of Tamazight language in modern technology. SwiftKey, the company behind Android’s most popular keyboard— Microsoft’s $250 million acquisition—has announced the implementation of Tifinagh script into its latest beta release of SwiftKey. The company also announced that the platform will rely on Amazigh scholar’s feedback to improve the technology for Tifinagh to incorporate it in a more ... Read More »

Injured Rare Eagle Rescued in Khenifra

Khenifra

Khenifra | AWN – Believe it or not, there are some compassionate Moroccan who really do care about wild animals. While wandering in local forest woods in Khenifra region, a group of young people from Krouchen town —50 miles from Khenifra — rescued an injured rare big eagle with injured wing believed were because of indiscriminate hunting. Witness said after the eagle’s rescue they contacted ... Read More »

Celebrate the Amazigh New Year in Boston

By Zouhir Az, Nov 29, 2016  Following a successful event last year, The Amazigh Cultural Network in America in collaboration with Boston Amazigh Community are organizing another annual  celebration for the Amazigh new year ‘Yennayer’, — marks the first day of the agrarian calendar year used since ancient times by Amazigh people throughout North Africa — on Saturday, January 14, in ... Read More »

Morocco Among Best Countries For Tea Lovers

Morocco

Morocco ranked fourth in the world of ‘Top 10’ places for tea lovers according to a ranking by the UK’s daily Metro news. Morocco ranked fourth on the list behind Singapore 3rd, Sri Lanka and Russia on the first place. According to the British newspaper, Morocco’s traditional mint tea is served in ceremonial form and held in high regard by Moroccans. “You also won’t ... Read More »

International Girls Day: Honoring Amazigh Girls

Amazigh Girls

International girls’ day is celebrated on 11th October to make the world aware of gender discrimination and illiteracy among girls. For Every Girl Around the World including the Amazigh girls, the Amazigh World News team would like to take this opportunity to assure that we will continue to defend Amazigh girls rights for equal access to healthcare, education and basic human needs. Read More »

Morocco: 10-Year-old Commits Suicide Over School Supplies

Morocco

A 10-year-old student, studying in the 5th grade committed suicide by hanging after his parents refused to buy him school supplies. Ahmed Aarab was found hanging at his home in a small village near the city of Ifrane, Morocco. Mother said he had demanded  to immediately buy him school supplies required to go back to school.. But they refused because they could not afford ... Read More »