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Amazigh Supreme Council of Libya Responds: “the Fatwa against Ibadhi Muslims is a direct incitement to ethnic and cultural genocide”

Amazigh Supreme Council

The Amazigh Supreme Council (ASC) of Libya responds strongly to the issued Fatwa by the High Commission of Fatwas affiliated with the so called Interim Government resides in the eastern of Libya. By Inas Miloud  July 18, 2017  The Fatwa came lately in the beginning of July to forbid the practice of Ibadhi branch of Islam and to refer to …

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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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Marseille to Hold the 12th Edition of Tamazgha Festival

Tamazgha festival is one of the most prominent events in the old continent, hosted in Marseille city, Southern France which brings together all the multicultural aspect of Amazigh Culture from all the regions of North Africa. The 12th edition this year, of this festival, is hosted by a team of young Amazigh activists on June 23-24, 2017 in Theatre ‘de la sucriere” in Marseille in southern …

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In pictures: Hundreds March In Anti-Governement Protests In Al Hoceima

In Al Hoceima, despite the firing of the governor and several agency heads , thousands of Anti-Government protesters streamed through downtown of the northern city of Morocco, on Sunday, April 9th. waving Amazigh flags and chanting, “El Hogra (Social Injustice) can no longer be tolerated” keeping up pressure on Moroccan Monarchy months after a fishmonger was crushed to death in a garbage truck …

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Amazigh Movement in Morocco


By Helene E. Hagan Re: Winter 2009, Volume 43 (2) PAGES 168-177 – “Ni Sauvage, ni Barbare, The Cultivation of “culture” in the Moroccan Amazigh Movement“ by Paul Silverstein, Reed College. Review of Middle East Studies © 2009 Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) Having just found this article on the internet, at the late date of February …

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The ‘International Number Ones’ Map Puts Morocco First For Argan Oil

International Number Ones

“Every country is best at something”, according to the ‘International Number Ones’  data visualization website Information is Beautiful. A map published on the website shows what countries around the world rank first for. “According to the 2016 data” Morocco is ranked best for “Argan oil.” – a speciality and a unique ingredient that’s been at the heart of Moroccan Amazigh cooking, medicinal purposes and traditional …

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Microsoft-owned SwiftKey Officially Debuts Tamazight


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 …

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Morocco Continues to Ban Amazigh Names

Amazigh Names

Meknes (AWN) | The Moroccan Interior Ministry has once again turned down a request of an Amazigh couple from Meknes by denying them the right to name their newborn daughter an Amazigh names “Yelli” “My Daughter” who was born on June 15th, 2016. Although the new Moroccan constitutional carry law giving Amazigh parents the absolute right to name their children Amazigh names, Amazigh people are still facing …

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Mohamed chacha Dies at 61

Mohamed Chacha

It is with great sadness that we learn today of the passing of Mohamed Chacha at the age of 61 after a long battle with cancer. Chacha was an Amazigh Roman poet who has published several books in Tamazight such as “Rez Tabu ad teffegh tfuct” 1997, ” Ajdid umi yitwagg celwaw” 1998 and “Abrid yer yezran” 1999 … Mohamed …

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7 Reasons To Be Proud To Be Amazigh

If you were lucky enough to be born in Tamazgha-North Africa, then you probably don’t need a reminder about how incredible your cultural identity truly is. With the Amazigh New Year celebration just around the corner, we realized it’s a perfect time to point out some reasons to be proud you’re Amazigh. Amazigh people are one of the largest and oldest indigenous tribes in …

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