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Harvard Journal: Hicham Alaoui Discussing Current Trends in North Africa Including the Rif Crisis

Hicham Alaoui

Hicham Alaoui , Visiting Fellow at Harvard’s Weather head Center for International Affairs, sits down with Anna Boots, Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal for Middle East Politics and Policy, to discuss current trends in North African politics, including Tunisia’s nascent democracy, North Africa’s unique position in the Middle East region, and ongoing protests in Morocco’s Rif region. Prince Hicham Alloaui …

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Indigenous North Africans: Imazighen

Imazighen

By Amina Elmansouri North Africa, including Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Sudan; are often referred to as part of the Arab world, or as Arabic countries. Although many of these countries have been, “Arabised,” since the Arab/islamic conquests in 632AD, the native people of North Africa are not at all Arabic. The indigenous people of North Africa are called the …

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Hicham Alaoui: Morocco’s Future Depends on Rif’s Hirak Protests Movement

“Morocco’s future depends on Rif’s ‘Hirak‘ Protest Movement and Riffian protesters are not separatists” Hicham Alaoui said on Wednesday, October 18th while giving a keynote lecture at Harvard Kennedy School under the topic of “What does Arabness mean in an era of revolution?”. He added: ” This crisis is, of course not new, but had surfaced in Morocco quite strongly in the past months …

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Anniversary of Mouhcine Fikri’s Tragic Death Expected to Draw Thousands to Rotterdam

Mouhcine

A coalition of Rif activist groups in diaspora is planning a large rally this Saturday, October 28th,  in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second largest city, to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragic death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed to death in a garbage truck, as he attempted to retrieve fish that had been confiscated by Morocco police. His death was followed by massive anti-government …

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Diva Nouara To Perform In Montreal This Weekend

Nouara

The North African Amazigh Cultural Festival of Montreal is honored to host ‘Nouara’ the Diva of the Kabyle music in Algeria for a unique performance accompanied by the Maestro Salem Kerrouche and its orchestra. The event will take place on Saturday, September 30th at ‘Salle Jacques-Maurice, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf’ in Montreal, Canada. For tickets and more information please visit www.tamazgharadio.ca

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Documentary: ‘Rif 58-59 Break the Silence’ with English Subtitles

Rif

Documentary project of Tarik El idrissi that tells the true story of the Rif revolution back on 1958-1959. the film is based on historical scenes and testimonies of people affected during that period of time. The film won ARACNE Prize in Tangier film festival, and the Jury Prize in the International film festival of Nador, as well as “Palme d’argent” at …

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Video: Kylie Flavell’s Inspirational Journey to the Unknown Morocco

Morocco

Kylie Flavell’s Inspirational Journey to explore the rural and urban communities of Morocco facing extreme marginalization for decades. Kylie is an Australian filmmaker, editor, producer & journalist making shows as a one-girl production company travelling to discover the world. PS: if you cant view the video here please click on “Watch this video on Youtube”.

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