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The story of the Rif war of 1921 in Morocco

In 1921, a small group of Amazigh fighters in Morocco crushed a large Spanish colonial army, paving the way for the establishment of the “Republic of the Rif”.
Here is the story of the Rif revolt, an event that continues to inspire pride and hope for Riffians in Morocco.
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