Walid Al-Saqaf · May, 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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4 May 2009

Yemeni authorities prevents 6 newspapers from distribution

Yemeni government ordered the confiscation of six national newspapers, whose copies were pulled from the news stands and markets across the country yesterday alleging their role in promoting secessionism and...

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