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
Neiman Reports: The Ups and Downs of Two Pioneering Magazines
ahmed benchemsi
May 14, 2019

The Ups and Downs of Two Pioneering Magazines | Nieman Reports
TelQuel ("As It Is"), the French-language weekly I founded in 2001, has been the best-selling newsmagazine in Morocco since 2004. Time magazine mentioned its history of "breaking press taboos," The Guardian commended its "brave, pushy journalism,"...


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HUFFPOST: There Is No ‘Muslim World’

By Ahmed Benchemsi — 01/19/2015 01:31 pm ET Updated Mar 21, 2015 From Zócalo Public Square Here we go again. Each time..

Foreign Policy: Support real reform in Morocco

By Ahmed Benchemsi — BY ERIC GOLDSTEIN , AHMED BENCHEMSI | NOVEMBER 19, 2013, 10:08 PM On November 22, a U.S. president will..

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

By Ahmed Benchemsi — Morocco's king is destroying hope for democracy | Ahmed Benchemsi Ahmed Benchemsi: With the protest..

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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