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Apr 27, 2022

Kabylia : UNPO Releases Report On Ongoing Crackdown and Neglect of Kabyles in Algeria

UNPO has released this report as part of our submission to international authorities requesting a full investigation into these occurences of human rights abuses. Particularly striking is the way civil society in Algeria continues to be brutally cracked down upon by the FLN government. We hope that international pressure ensures Algeria respects its commitments to the relevant international treaties...

Apr 27, 2022

Kabylia : UNPO Releases Report On Ongoing Crackdown...

UNPO has released its report into the situation in Kabylia, whose parent state, the Algerian government, has administered in a brutal and au. An overall crackdown in Algeria is taking place against against...

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Apr 20, 2022

UNPO and a coalition of Kabyle NGO Submits a...

Kabylia was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and a series of forest fires over the summer that left thousands dead and many more without proper livelihood. The Algerian government’s response has been...

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Feb 10, 2022

Kabylie : Algeria Taken To Task Over "Anti-Terrorism"...

The Special Rapporteurs and the Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions underlined in particular the way the Algerian state defines terrorism and instrumentalises anti-terrorism legislation to crack down...

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Aug 19, 2021

UNPO condemns Algeria's criminalization of...

The criminalization of peaceful self-determination movements represents a troubling trend in which state governments abuse legitimate state power to marginalize minorities and unrepresented peoples. The...

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Jul 05, 2020

Kabylia: MEP Questions Treatment of the Kabyle...

Below is an article published by Marroco World News The Indigenous people inhabiting Algeria’s northern Kabylia region consider themselves to be under colonial occupation. Rabat – The European...

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May 05, 2020

Kabylia: Hero of Kabyle Culture Dies in Franc...

Below is an article published by Euronews. Algerian singer Idir, an icon of Berber and Kabyle culture, has died aged 70.The artist, whose real name is Hamid Cheriet, was taken to hospital in Paris on...

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Aug 01, 2019

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

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...

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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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