Afrah Nasser – Goteborg Daily
Happy New Year Everyone!
I’m happy to share with you my latest article, at Göteborg Daily, on freelance writer and blogger Afrah Nasser. Afrah’s blog has been featured by international news media outlets such as CNN, BBC, Open Democracy and many more. So how did a girl from Yemen, in Gothenburg to study communications, become one the top voices reporting on the Middle East today? Read my article “How A Gothenburg Student Became an Important Voice From the Middle East” and find out.
Freelance writer and journalist, Afrah Nasser, sits down and explains that it’s been a long day. “The end of the semester is always the hardest,” she says.
Judging from her list of accomplishments, it seems the 29-year-old Nasser thrives on long days. A self exiled, political refugee, from Yemen, she has been residing in Gothenburg, Sweden, since May 2011. She is currently a graduate student studying communications at the University of Gothenburg.
Her blog, which focuses on human rights violations and revolution in Yemen, has been featured by CNN, BBC, The Monitor, and Open Democracy as being a top Middle East blog. The International Journalist Network cites Nasser as one of the most active female journalists on Twitter. She is this year’s recipient of the 2014 Dawit Isaak Prize …
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