Ahmed Assid

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Ahmad Assid
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Ahmed Aassid in an interview with Magharebia (April 2006)
Native name ⵃⵎⴰⴷ ⵄⴰⵚⵉⴺ
Born (1961-07-14) July 14, 1961 (age 57)
Taroudant, Morocco

Ahmed Assid (Berber languages: ⵃⵎⴰⴷ ⵄⴰⵚⵉⴺ) (born July 14, 1961) is a Moroccan Berber activist, philosopher, poet, professor, and political activist, well known for being an active secularist.[1][2]

Assid is a secularist, and is well known for his criticism of Muslim fundamentalists and Arabization. In 2013, Assid received death threats several times, and three years later he was on the black list of ISIS and their main target among Moroccan figures.[citation needed]