Abdelmalek Belghiti

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Abdelmalek Belghiti (1906 in Fes – 2010) was a writer who has been called the prince of the poets of Morocco in the 1950s.[1] He published several collections of poetry, a.o. Al Manar et Rah Al Arouah. An anthology of all his poems was published in 1947. He received several literary prizes. Many of his poems were dedicated to the struggle for the independence of Morocco, like his poems about the protest against the Berber Dahir, the bloody suppression following the manifiest of independence in 1944 and the deportation of sultan Mohammed V. Abdelmalek was a son of the well known cadi, scholar and poet Abou Abbas Ahmed ben Mahmoun Belghiti (1865- 1929).

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  1. ^ Admin, Marocwebo, November 23, 2010, "Décès du poète Abdelmalek Belghiti" http://www.marocwebo.com/deces-poete-abdelmalek-belghiti.html (retrieved 15-7-2012)