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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Tafsut Imazighen | Amazigh Spring Events Chronology

Amazigh Spring

Tomorrow, April 20th, marks 36 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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

MAK’s Third Congress: Bouaziz Ait Chebib Re-elected as President


Tizi Wezzu (AWN) | Following the third congress of Movement for Self-determination of Kabylia (MAK) held yesterday, February 26, 2016 in Tizi Ouzou, Mr Bouaziz Ait Chebib was unanimously re-elected as President of MAK for another term while Ferhat Mehenni was reappointed as the chief of Kabyle Provisional Government in Exile (Anavad). The conference’s 3rd session brought together over 700 delegates from around the world despite several ... Read More »