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Amazigh-Americans Launches Campaign to Help People of Atlas Mountains

Atlas Mountains

As the people of Atlas Mountains in Morocco struggle through the devastation of a major snowfall, and resulting humanitarian crisis, Amazigh-Americans is launching a relief campaign to assist charities on the ground providing assistance for those affected. For almost a month, massive snowfall has blanketed many areas in of the High and Middle Atlas Mountains, leaving people stranded, without heat, food or …

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Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of the Death of Abdelkrim El khattabi

Abdelkrim El khattabi

Today, 55 years ago, on the sixth of February, Abdelkrim El khattabi, the Lion of the Rif left this earthly realm. His name arouses a special kind of emotion among the Amazigh of the Maghreb. His achievements have stunned friends and foes, and taking into considerations the limited means available, the greatness of his design and the impeccability of his …

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Heartbreaking Video Shows A Sick Woman Died In Snowy Atlas Mountains Despite Valiant Rescue Attempt

Atlas Mountain

In yet another case of government apathy in Morocco, an ailing tribal woman was carried to the hospital on a make-shift stretcher. The distressing footage comes from one of Morocco’s remote Atlas Mountain near Azilal province, where the family members and villagers were forced to carry the women or several miles through the snowy Atlas Mountains, but unfortunately, the woman died on …

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An Introduction To The Lgendary Amazigh Band Known As Izenzaren


  By Mustapha Akhoullou, January 30, 2018 New Jersey, USA   “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Amazigh people (Berbers according to Romans) are the aboriginals of North Africa from The Siwa Oasis in Egypt to the Atlantic Ocean including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. Despite all the different attempts …

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Front Line Defenders Condemns judicial Harassment of Abdessadeq El Bouchtaoui

El Bouchtaoui

Front Line Defenders condemns the judicial harassment of Abdessadeq El Bouchtaoui, which appears to be the result of his work as a human rights lawyer and the exercise of his freedom of expression, and calls on Moroccan authorities to immediately drop all charges and halt judicial harassment of the human rights defender. Abdessadeq El Bouchtaoui is a human rights defender …

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Hirak Rif Activists Nominated for Front Line Defenders Award


According to the National Human Rights Institutions in Morocco, the “Hirak” activists detained during the crackdown on the Hirak popular movement in the Rif region are nominated to receive the the “Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk”  prize awarded annually by the worldwide Irish organization “Front Line Defenders“. The annual Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights …

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Nasser Zefzafi Has Lost 20lbs And His Health is Deteriorating in Solitary Confinement, Defense Team Says

Nasser Zefzafi

Casablanca | During a court trail January 5, the “Hirak” activists lawyers, told the press media that Nasser Zefzafi, the Rif protests leader, is living in a very critical health after being held in solitary confinement for more than seven months now. The same source added that Nasser has already lost about 20 pounds since his arrests after engaging in several hunger strikes …

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