Nasim Fekrat

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Nasim Fekrat (Persian: نسیم فکرت‎) is a well-known Afghan blogger [1] who has worked as a freelance journalist and a photographer for various media outlets. He is a two-time winner of the freedom of expression awards; in 2005 from France Reporters Sans Frontieres (RWB) and in 2008 from ISF (Information Safety and Freedom) in Siena, Italy.[2] He is the editor of the Afghan Lord blog. He is also the director of the Association of Afghan Blog Writers(AABW). Nasim’s work has appeared on BBC Persian,[3] CNN,[4] Foreign Policy Magazine,[5] his own news sites, and publications run by both NATO and the United Nations. As the leader of a small movement of young journalists, he advocates for a free press in Afghanistan.

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  1. ^ Foreign Policy Magazine
  2. ^ Information Safety and Freedom
  3. ^ BBC Persian Online
  4. ^ Afghanistan Crossroads - CNN
  5. ^ Foreign Policy Magazine

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