Lounès Matoub

Rejecting God and Colonialism: Remembering Lounès Matoub, freethinker and African Heretic

Allahu akbar! God is the greatest! With these words, sung in a sarcastic tone to make his point, Kabyle singer Lounès Matoub showed his rejection of Islam as a colonial religion imposed by Arabs in North Africa, a religion to which the vast majority of the indigenous Amazigh population now adheres. He continued to sing in […]