Afrah Nasser

In self-exile in Sweden since May 2011, Afrah Nasser is a freelance writer and blogger since 2010 focusing on Human Rights violations, women's rights and politics of Yemen. She's a grad student in communication at University of Gothenburg and the co-founder of the Yemeni Salon in Stockholm NGO.

In April 2011, her blog has been featured as one of the 10 must-read blogs from the Middle East by CNN.com, in October 2012 the blog has been featured at no. 3 among 35 Top Middle East blog by The Monitor and she has been featured as one of the most active female journalists on twitter by the International Journalist Network. She has worked as a reporter for Yemen Observer newspaper 2008-2011, the Swedish International Radio 2012, the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation in Sweden.

Nasser has contributed to 2 books and she regurally writes columns about Yemen for publications in Yemen and worldwide besides doing public speaking on Yemen's affairs.