Tuesday, November 7, 2017

...and 2017 @pressfreedom Award goes to young #Yemeni reporter and blogger @Afrahnasser

Afrah Nasser, an award-winning exiled Yemeni independent reporter and blogger, reports from Sweden on human rights violations, women's issues, and press freedom in her home country.
Nasser began contributing to the Yemen Times in 2004 and worked as a reporter for the Yemen Observer in 2008. In 2011, as the uprising began in Yemen, she started blogging about human rights violations and gender issues in the country.

Nasser has received the 2016 Pennskaft Prize and the 2014 Dawit Isaak Prize, and has been named twice as one of the 100 most influential Arabs by the Arabian Business news website.