News related to Kabylia

Aug 01, 2019

Kabylia: The Price of Success of the Raconte-Arts Festival

The article below was published by Al Monitor: High up in Kabylie, the mountainous region where locals have doggedly resisted Algeria’s various colonizers over millennia, a clump of white-walled houses clings to a rugged hillside. This is the tiny hamlet of Sahel, Bouzeguene, whose population swelled last week with thousands of guests — among them painters, musicians, storytellers, magicians...

Aug 01, 2019

Kabylia: The Price of Success of the Raconte-Arts...

From July 19th to 26th 2019, the region of Kabylia has hosted the 16th edition of Algeria’s biggest community arts festival. Based on the idea to showcase traditional culture and hospitality, the...

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May 28, 2019

Kabylia: Christian Churches Closed by Algerian...

  The article below was published by Morning Star News: Authorities in north-central Algeria sealed shut another church building on Wednesday (May 22 [2019]), closing it and its Bible school, Christian...

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Sep 14, 2018

HRC Side-Event Discusses Inclusivity and Intersectionality...

Opening remarks were given by Lucia Parrucci, UNPO Advocacy Officer and also moderator of the event, and Hanno Schedler, from the Society for Threatened Peoples. Ms Parrucci highlighted how indigenous...

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Sep 13, 2018

HRC Side Event: Unrepresented Women’s Rights...

To fully address women’s difficulties, it is essential that societies look beyond the main aspect of a problem. Although all achievements in the name of women are positive steps, the success of privileged...

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May 15, 2018

Abkhazia, Tibet and Kabylia to Compete at New...

This 2018 edition will feature no less than three UNPO members’ national football teams: title holders Abkhazia, Tibet and Kabylia. This event is all the more particular as it will feature on Thursday...

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Apr 23, 2018

Kabylia: People March for Independence

This article has been published by The North Africa Post: Every year on April 20, Algerian Berbers take to the streets to demand the independence of the mountainous Kabylie on the occasion of the anniversary...

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Mar 07, 2018

Kabylia: Football Federation Launches Crowdfunding...

The article below (in French) was published by Siwel: Le président de la Fédération Kabyle de Football, Mas Aksel Bellabbaci, a annoncé ce samedi 17 février [2018] qu’une...

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Dec 18, 2017

Kabylia: Protests Emerge in Light of Renewed Calls...

Following Article was published in Aljazeera Berber communities in Algeria are calling on the government to allocate state funding to promote and preserve their indigenous language, a demand...

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Sep 20, 2017

Kabylia: Outrageous Discrimination Increasing...

The article below was published by northafricapost.com Algeria has been repeatedly lambasted in reports by international rights watchdogs for its systematic discrimination against minorities, whether...

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Sep 01, 2017

Kabylia: National Kabyle Flag Ripped By Algerian...

  The article below (in French) was published by Siwel:   Dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi, une patrouille de la gendarmerie coloniale algérienne s’est déplacée...

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Jul 06, 2017

Kabylia

    OVERVIEW The Kabyle people is one of the several Berber (Amazigh) groups indigenous to North Africa, mainly present in Libya, Algeria and Morocco (smaller groups live in Niger, Mali, Mauritania,...

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Jun 30, 2017

UNPO Condemns Human Rights Violations and Arrests...

Scandalisée par la répression dont sont victimes les militants kabyles, menant un combat démocratique et pacifique en faveur du droit de leur peuple à l'autodétermination,...

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