Posts Tagged ‘Amazigh’

Racist threats of eastern strongman Haftar worry Libyan Amazigh

  • 9 January 2018 - 20:49
Racist threats of eastern strongman Haftar worry Libyan Amazigh

The Libyan Supreme Council of Amazigh has lashed out at the commander of self-styled army, Khalifa Haftar, for his threats and racism against the Libyan Amazigh. Following the abduction of the Libyan Amazigh activist in Benghazi, Rabee Al-Jayash, the Libyan Amazigh Supreme Council issued a...

Libyan Amazigh activist still under arrest in Benghazi

  • 9 January 2018 - 09:59
Libyan Amazigh activist still under arrest in Benghazi

The Libyan Amazigh activist Rabee Al-Jayash is still under arrest in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. Al-Jayash was arrested days ago over speaking and writing using his mother tongue, Amazigh Language. He was arrested by a brigade loyal to eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar after he had given an...

Libyan Amazigh Supreme Council: Haftar’s army is terrorist and racist

  • 1 August 2017 - 10:17
Libyan Amazigh Supreme Council: Haftar’s army is terrorist and racist

The Amazigh Supreme Council (ASC) in Libya has declared that the so-called Libyan Arab Army or as Khalifa Haftar names it the Libyan National Army (LNA) is a terrorist and racially-based militia, and does not represent the Amazigh people of Libya. The Amazigh Supreme Council said so in a...

Sectarianism sweeps through Libya as eastern government slams Amazigh’s Islamic doctrine as heretic

  • 12 July 2017 - 11:13
Sectarianism sweeps through Libya as eastern government slams Amazigh’s Islamic doctrine as heretic

As early as last week, the Supreme Awaqaf Committee for religious affairs at the eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thinni - part of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives - issued a fatwa that said Ibadis (Muslims following a different doctrine from Sunnis and Shiites) are infidels and other...