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Saoussen Ben Cheikh · April, 2020

Saoussen Ben Cheikh works for Internews, a media development organisation. She is a project director in a Closed States program supporting freedom of expression in the most challenging contexts of conflict, poverty and repression. She is currently overseeing a wide range of activities with local media and civil society focusing on development, peace building, gender and youth participation.
Saoussen was prior a PhD researcher on State and Conflict in the MENA region in the University of Nice (France).

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Latest posts by Saoussen Ben Cheikh from April, 2020

24 April 2020

COVID-19 in the Middle East: Is this pandemic a health crisis or a war?

COVID-19

War-like rhetoric around COVID-19 has allowed governments in the Middle East and North Africa to execute emergency powers and impose draconian measures that would otherwise be unacceptable.

14 April 2020

Fighting COVID-19 goes hand-in-hand with shuttering newspapers across the Middle East

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As part of their measures to counter COVID-19, Jordan, Oman, Morocco, the UAE and Yemen, have all banned print newspapers until further notice.

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