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  • Jul 24, 2011
  • 03:19 AM

Ancient language renewed in Libyan rebellion

Peter Graff / National Post
Today, the rebel-held town of Jadu, normally home to about 20,000 people but now swollen with refugees from areas within shelling range of Gaddafi’s troops, has become the centre for the rebirth of Amazigh culture and language. Shops have painted Amazigh signs above their doors.

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