Libyan Amazigh activist still under arrest in Benghazi

Amazigh Activist Rabee Al-Jayash (Photo: Archive)

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 act on Benghazi children theater in Amazigh language.

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