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Tag Archives: Tizi Wezzu

Amazigh Spring Timeline of Important Dates


Today April 20th, marks 37 years since the student and the Amazigh people of kabylia in Algeria were violently handled by the government forces in an effort to express their legitimate cultural demands. On April 1980, special forces stormed the Tizi Ouzou campuses and broke into the student dormitories many were beaten up while asleep hundreds were wounded and hundred others …

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Amazigh Spring Commemoration In Columbus, Ohio

This year marks the 37th anniversary of the Amazigh Spring – Tafsut Imazighen- , in which many Amazigh people from Kabyle were massacred by the Algerian regime. Each year The Amazigh community around the world holds a remembrance event to honor and commemorate those who lost their lives on April 1980 in Tizi Ouzou. When: April 29th, 2017 at 2:ooPM Where: The King Arts …

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Lounes Kheloui Dead at 66 of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Lounes Kheloui

It is with great sadness that we learn the loss of another icon of the Kabylian Chaabi music, Lounes Kheloui at the age of 66 years old. Lounes -66 years old- suffered from severe breathing issues caused by lung disease known as pulmonary fibrosis In very late stages. According to Siwel. It’s indeed a huge loss for the Amazigh music community, not too mention …

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Great Success for the Amazigh Film Festival in Boston

Great success in Boston for hosting the eighth annual of the Amazigh Film Festival for the first time, film festival dedicated to Amazigh films and documentaries made by young filmmakers. The festival was hosted by the Amazigh Cultural Network in America (A.C.N.A.) in collaboration with the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity. Sponsored by the the BMCE Bank Foundation headed by Dr. Leila Meziane Benjelloun. The …

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Eighteen Years Since his Murder, Matoub Lounes’s Spirit Still Looms Large | Amazigh World News

Matoub Lounes

Today we mark 18 years since the assassination of Matoub Lounes (June 25th, 1998). The Amazigh World News would like to take this opportunity to honor the man who loved his land, people and identity enough to sacrifice himself for it. We also would like to take this opportunity to reflect on our own commitment to the ideals we share with …

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Amazigh Events: Matoub Lounes Tribute Event in Philadelphia

Matoub lounes

To mark the anniversary of the assassination of the “rebel”, the Kabyle community of Philadelphia will host for the first time in US a tribute event that will reflect upon the life of Matoub Lounes. When: Saturday June 25, 2016 @ 1:00PM Where: Northeast Older Adult Center 8101 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152 Admission: Free with Donation

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Sculpture to honour Quinn Dihya in final stages


Sculptor putting final touches on her holy majesty, Amazigh queen and military leader Dihya, who battled the 7th century against Arab invasion of North Africa. The official unveiling is planned for upcoming months at capital of Kabylie, Tizi Wezzu.  

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Amazigh Spring Commemoration in Boston

Amazigh Spring

This April 20th, 2016 marks 36 years since the Amazigh Spring “Tafsut Imazighen”, student and the people of Kabylia in Algeria were violently handled by the government forces in an effort to repress their legitimate cultural demands. To commemorate this special event, the Amazigh Cultural Network in America and the Boston Amazigh Community are partnering together to host an open discussion forum on the …

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BREAKING: MAK Member Assassinated in TIZI WEZZU


TIZI WEZZU | (AWN)  It is with great sadness that we learned that Khelfan Muqran know as Hamiche has passed away few minutes ago after he had been shot by some thugs last night in Tizi Wezzu. Hamiche is a member of the Movement for the autonomy of Kabylie (MAK) who is known for his honesty, self-reliance, integrity, and commitment to the principles for …

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