Ahmed Benchemsi

Journalist, Publisher, Editor + media entrepreneur; Currently, Advocacy and Communications Director
Human Rights Watch’S Middle East And North Africa Division
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Nationality: Moroccan Arabic
Biography: Ahmed Benchemsi is the Advocacy and Communications Director for Human Rights Watch’s the Middle East and North Africa division. Ahmed is also a career journalist. The founder, publisher and editor of Morocco’s best-selling weeklies... read on
HUFFPOST: There Is No ‘Muslim World’
ahmed benchemsi
May 14, 2019
01/19/2015 01:31 pm ET Updated Mar 21, 2015

Here we go again. Each time deranged terrorists invoking Islam strike in the West, alongside the mourning of the victims comes to the heated debate over how the world’s Muslims should react to the attack. 

 There Is No ‘Muslim World'
It's no wonder the West has been quick to give up on and to forget the liberal, cosmopolitan youth that fueled the Arab Spring of recent years -- a demo...

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Foreign Policy: Support real reform in Morocco

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The Guardian (Opinion Section): Morocco's king is destroying hope for democracy

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Neiman Reports: The Ups and Downs of Two Pioneering Magazines

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Time Magazine: Morocco's Revolutionaries: The Crazy Kids Have Grown Up

By Ahmed Benchemsi — "What if we offered a prayer for the soul of bin Laden?" The question was tossed into the meeting..
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