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Sahar Amer

Sahar Amer

Sahar Amer is a freelance journalist based in London. She holds a master's degree in Human Rights, Culture & Social Justice from Goldsmiths, University of London and her research interests include technology and digital rights. 

With the Taliban now claiming rule over Afghanistan and its citizens, grave abuses of the past against women and girls rights threaten to return.

25 August, 2021

In-depth: Findings from the Pegasus Project have sent shockwaves worldwide, raising privacy and surveillance concerns in autocratic countries where human rights violations and threats to independent media already prevail.

04 August, 2021

A year after the Beirut blast which devastated the country, protests are due to take place across the world, calling for justice and accountability.

03 August, 2021

The New Arab spoke with Twitter MENA about the introduction of their new Arabic (feminine) language setting and how the initiative has been received in the region.

13 July, 2021

In-depth: Israel is using advances in biometric technology to facilitate its military occupation, with movement restrictions, policing, and surveillance becoming increasingly digitised.

07 July, 2021