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Tag Archives: Tamazgha

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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Malika Mezzane Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison

Malika Mezzane

The Amazigh poet and activist, Malika Mezzane, was sentenced today to spend two months in prison after she published a video on social media through which she threatened to decapitate and kill Arabs who refused to recognize the independence referendum conducted by Iraqi Kurds last month.

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Americans Singing Amazigh Song

Fattah

Message from the lead singer: ‘This is a clip from Yesterday’s concert. Performing Tabla, Izenzaren song. Thank you all for supporting this group of students who put in time and energy to learn Tamazight music. They honored and valued Tamazight heritage and Imazighen in general. These are not professional musicians, they all have their jobs and careers. They put that …

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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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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

Amazigh

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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