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Tag Archives: North Africa

Open Letter Regarding the Human Rights Situation in Rif

Rif

Monday June 12, 2017 Re: Gravely concerned over the continuous repression in the Rif region in northern Morocco. Your Excellencies, We, the undersigned international, regional, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), write to share our serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in Rif, a region of Morocco located in the North part of the country lived by an Amazigh-Berber- population, known …

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Video: Hundreds Rally in Hague to Protest Against Repression in Rif

Rif protests

Following the mass arrests and detention, abuses in detention and the escalation of violent repression in northern Rif region by Morocco, earlier today, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Hague in Netherlands to condemn Morocco’s flagrant violation of human rights and to urge the public opinion at the national and international levels to positively mobilize toward the Rif crisis.

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Detention of Rif Protesters Continues in Morocco

Rif

Al Hoceima – AWN| The Amazigh world news has received information confirming that Silya Ziani and Nabil Ahamjik, two prominent figures of the ongoing protest in Rif region have been arrested early this morning by the Moroccan authorities and remains in detention. As of now more than 70 Amazigh Activists of the Rif Movement reported detained among them is the leader of the movement, Nasser …

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Human Rights Watch Urge Algeria to Drop Charges Against Amazigh Activists of Ghardaia

Fekhar

The Human Rights Watch has published a long statement of concern calling on the Algerian authorities to protect the fair trial rights of Kamal Eddine Fekhar and other Amazigh rights advocates, who have been detained by the Algerian authorities since 9 July 2015, after he accused them of taking the side of the Malikite Arabs over Ibadite Amazigh during the recurrent tensions in …

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USA: Statement to the Public Opinion on Recent Developments in Rif

Rif

NEW YORK, May 30th, 2017| In response to the intransigence of the Moroccan authorities, their failure to knowledge the legitimacy of the demands of the Rif Movement, their rejection of any dialogue with the movement and the initiation of a massive campaign to arrest its activists, the The support committee of Rif movement in United states held a rally on …

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Video: Amazigh Americans Rally in Support of Rif and Tamazgha in New York

Amazigh

Members of the support committee of Rif movement in US and Amazigh Movement community gathered Friday in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York to show support with the ongoing peaceful protests in Rif region in particular and all Tamazgha North Africa.

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Statement by the Support Committee of Rif Movement in U.S.A on the Situation in Rif

Rif

CONDEMNATION STATEMENT BY THE  SUPPORT COMMITTEE OF THE RIF MOVEMENT IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REGARDING THE CONTINUED MILITARIZATION IN RIF.   New York, Thursday, 4th May 2017 |  The Support Committee of Rif Movement in U.S.A  which was recently formed  in response to the recent tragic events Rif region are deeply concerned about recent actions taken by the Moroccan government …

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Tuareg People Under Attack In Libya

Khalifa Haftar

On March 18, 2017,  General Khalifa Haftar’s forces — known as the Libyan Arab army— exhumed graves and took out a number of dead bodies from the Tuareg tribe in the Benghazi neighbourhood of Ganfouda and wandered with them in the streets.

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The Amazigh Film Festival Celebrates its 8th Edition in Boston

Amazigh Film Festival

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming eighth annual presentation of the AMAZIGH FILM FESTIVAL, a project of the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity. Our mission, since the day of its inception in 2008, has been to showcase indigenous North African Amazigh films, actors, directors, producers, and artists in the United States. The AMAZIGH FILM FESTIVAL was officially trademarked in …

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