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Discover Yefren With The Libya Observer


with several mountains divided by deep valleys and truly magical groves and little jungles and cliffs that give the city its unique edge in the western Nafusa Mountains, Yefren —about 3 hours south/south west of Tripoli— is a place full of hidden treasures waiting to be discovered which makes it one of the most beautiful places to visit in Libya. …

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Tamazight is Declared An Official Language in Amazigh Concentrated Districts in Libya


Libya | AWN – The Amazigh High Council (LAHC) in Libya has issued a circular declaring Tamazight as the official language in the major Amazigh inhabited cities and districts in Libya, said a news report yesterday. This decision status will legally allow the Amazigh language to be taught in public schools, featured in state paperwork and documents as well as correspondences and signboards. …

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International Mother Language Day And Its Relevance to Tamazight


International Mother Language Day is an annual celebration that was proclaimed by UNESCO’s General Conference in November 1999. The International Day has been observed every year since February 2000 promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. “Languages Matter!” Tamazight language matters! Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote …

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The Rich Mythology and Megalithic Culture of the Ancient Berbers, Lords of the Desert


By Bryan Hilliard The Barbary Coast of North Africa was named after the Berbers, the nomadic people who inhabited the region west of the Nile Valley in north Africa. Called the Amazigh or Imazighen in antiquity (meaning “free humans” or “free men”), they are among the oldest inhabitants of North Africa. Their rich mythology endured for thousands of years, eventually …

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Libyan Amazigh Woman Activist Named 2016 Recipient of Luxembourg Peace Prize

Asma Khalifa

By Inas Miloud The Amazigh Woman Activist Asma Khalifa from Libya has been awarded Luxembourg Peace Prize as the Outstanding Youth Peace Maker. The Luxembourg Peace Prize is a recognition to Khalifa’s contributions in the world as a key player to support peace-building, promoting peace and conflict resolution! Beside her work in sustaining peace, Asma Khalifa is a prominent young women’s rights …

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Zuwara Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity


Amussu n At Welloul Movement will celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity in Zuwara, Libya. With participants from various countries such as Cameroon, Algeria, Philippines, Turkey, India and Morocco. When: 5-21-2016 Where: Farhat Halab hall Zuwara, Libya Event Website: amussu.n.atwillul/timeline

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IIYO Calls for Internal Dialogue in Ubari, Southern Libya


Imuhagh International youth Organization for Justice and equality (IIYO), has been following the situation of the Touareg people Ubari, southern Libya closely and draw the information together and find, based on the reports of witnesses, and human rights workers, the situation of the Touareg is not just one of ethnic cleansing but, according to the legal definition, genocide. According to IIYO, …

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Amazigh Supreme Council in Libya, Statement 3 of year 2015/2965


Statement 3 of the Amazigh Supreme Council in Libya in regard of its position on the agreement between Libya’s two rival governments, was signed in Skhirat, Morocco on Thursday, December 17th, 2015. The Statement below was developed by Amazigh Supreme Council in Libya “In response to the involvement of the International Community and the conflict sides in Libya, concerning the exclusion of …

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