Kamal Eddin Fekhar
Kamal Eddine Fekhar was the founder of *Tifawt*, a foundation that works to protect and promote the human rights of the Amazigh people. He previously was a member of the /Ligue Algérienne pour la Défense des Droits de l'Homme – LADDH/ (Algerian League for the Defense of Human Rights). On May 28th 2019, Kamal died as a result of his hunger strike as well as medical negligence in the prison of Ghardaia. Kamal had been detained since 31 March 2019, and had been under systemic pressure and harassment over the past five years.