Walid Al-Saqaf · February, 2009

Dr. Walid Al-Saqaf is a Yemeni researcher and technologist based in Sweden with a specialization in big data, Internet policy, and new media. He is known for his interdisciplinary academic background since he has a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering and a PhD degree in media & communication. Walid had created Alkasir as a tool to map and circumvent website censorship in 2009. More recently, he created Mecodify in 2016 in his capacity as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Stockholm University. Walid is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society.

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6 February 2009

Yemeni online journalist sends urgent appeal after death threats and hacking of his website

Mohamed Al-Jabali, the editor of Akhbaralasr news website is the latest casualty in a wave of intimidations targeting bloggers and online journalists in Yemen. In a statement made yesterday, Al-Jabali...

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