The Moroccan monarchy has promoted Tamazight as an official language since 2011. By repeating this political lie, most Amazigh have come to believe in it naively or pretend to believe by interest. Some of the most zealous, have even turned into real watchdogs of the new Berber policy of the monarchy initiated by the creation… Lire la suite Tamazight an official language, a political lie!
TIZI OUZOU, Aug 7 2012 (IPS) – Untamed stone villages line up over imposing green valleys. In winter they are white with snow. The luckiest have a view to the deep blue sea. “It’s gorgeous, isn’t it,” says Amzi from his yellow cab. “Nobody would say we’re living in an open-air prison.” The road signs in… Lire la suite Colonised by the Arabs, Abandoned by the World
Azawad, larger than France, and defining itself as democratic, secular and Berber, says it fears that Islamism could be used to « Arabize » its society. Azawad’s adversary, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb [AQIM], is Al Qaeda’s richest section in northern Mali. On April 6, a new state, Azawad, emerged in the heart of the Sahara.… Lire la suite Fighting al-Qaeda for a Secular State near Mali
« Will the U.S. and the free world stand alongside Azawad in the Sahel-Sahara region? Or will the U.S. and the free world allow terrorism to spread all over Africa and intervene only when it is too late? » Note by Anna Mahjar-Barducci: Azawad is a new country in North Africa that just seceded from Mali. It borders… Lire la suite Azawad Calls for International Support Against Al Qaeda