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Afrah Nasser

Afrah Nasser is a multi-award winning independent freelance Yemeni journalist, and founder and editor-in-chief of Sana'a Review e-magazine.

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Saleh's death, checkmate

05 December, 2017

Comment: Saleh's death causes us to revisit the injustices that led Yemenis to rise up in 2011, writes Afrah Nasser.

Death threats and travel bans: A Yemeni journalist speaks

20 October, 2017

Comment: Winner of the International Free Press Award, Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has so far been banned from entering the US to receive her accolade.

Remembering Yemen's deadly funeral hall bombing

06 October, 2017

Comment: No action whatsoever was taken to hold those responsible for the funeral hall 'double-tap' airstrike accountable, writes Afrah Nasser.

The business of war: Withholding humanitarian aid in Yemen

09 August, 2017

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is blocking fuel deliveries for UN aid planes, and Houthi profiteering from the black market is flourishing, writes Afrah Nasser.

The Saudi-led coalition's strategy in Yemen is entirely counter-productive

30 March, 2017

Comment: People who were not previously allied with the Houthis are joining them in a knee-jerk response to the suffering caused by the Saudi-led coalition, writes Afrah Nasser.

Fractured unions new and old: South Yemen independence day

30 November, 2016

Comment: Independence means two entirely different things for the north and the south in Yemen today, writes Afrah Nasser

Obama's abysmal track record in Yemen

18 November, 2016

Comment: Obama's foreign policy in Yemen was in many ways an extension of Bush's, but with even more devastating consequences, writes Afrah Nasser

Instability in Yemen threatens global security

26 May, 2016

Comment: Fighting terrorism in Yemen is in the interests of the international community, and requires tacking the root of the problem by establishing long-term stability, writes Afrah Nasser

President Hadi’s dubious leadership

13 April, 2016

Comment: Hadi's focus on building international ties over domestic ones betrays a lack of concern for Yemeni citizens, and a desire to engineer his own survival, says Afrah Nasser.

The problem of Yemen experts

29 March, 2016

Comment: The narrative behind Yemeni politics in international media is largely shaped by non-Yemenis, while diligent local journalists are tragically framed as passive victims of war, argues Afrah Nasser.

Afrah Nasser
Afrah Nasser

Afrah Nasser is a multi-award winning independent freelance Yemeni journalist, and founder and editor-in-chief of Sana'a Review e-magazine.

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