TIWIZI considers that the Amazigh people, although geographically included in the so-called MENA region, such geographical designation lumping the Middle East and North Africa does not serve the interests of the Kabyle and Amazigh people.
Letter to Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State, from an American-Amazigh about the Azawad situation
The Tamasheq have been forced into a bad marriage by the French to a spouse (Mali) that has done nothing but exploit their land and murder them. I am sure you know of all their rebellions and the many times they pleaded for justice and respect (1963, 1976, 1990, 2006, 2010).
They lived on this territory for millennia and have every right to live freely on it and benefit from it as they see fit. They have every right for auto determination as guaranteed by international laws.