Free People: The Imazighen of North Africa

North Africa is widely portrayed as a part of the ‘Arab world’ or even together or associated with the Middle East, with the unfortunate misconception that Arabs are indigenous to North Africa. Yet there is an extensive ‘non-Arab’ population in North Africa: the true Indigenous people of the region. We are called Amazigh, plural Imazighen, […]

No to the recolonization of Mali

March 4, 2013 Colonialism Reparation calls on France to carry out the immediate withdrawal of its troops and asks that the armed forces of Mali be backed only by the UN mission of support under African command. On January 11 2013 the French President François Hollande announced a military intervention in Mali in response to […]

The Taureg struggle to create an independent multi-ethnic homeland

June 22, 2012 – Less than a month ago, the media charged forward with reports that the Tuareg-led National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (Mouvement National De Liberation de l’Azawad – MNLA) had agreed to join forces with the Islamist group the Ansar Dine to create an Islamist state across the recently-liberated territory of […]

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