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Mohamad Najem

Mohamad Najem is cofounder and advocacy director of the Beirut–based Social Media Exchange (SMEX), where he focuses on integrating digital rights into Internet policy and governance through research, writing, and campaigns. He has delivered dozens of digital media and advocacy workshops in Lebanon and throughout the Arab region, including at the recent ICANN School of Internet Governance in Tunis. He is a former adjunct Carnegie fellow for the Middle East Task Force at New America. He tweets as @MoNajem and blogs for SMEX and Global Voices Advocacy.

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Latest posts by Mohamad Najem

17 November 2015

After Blasts That Killed 43 People, Lebanon Asks: ‘What About Us?’

Tragedy hit both Beirut and Paris, with bombings claimed by ISIS. While Parisians gets a "safety check" feature on Facebook, the Lebanese are asking why have they been left out.