Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf

Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Professor Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf (1952-1999) was a Yemeni human-rights activist, economist, and journalist. Al-Saqqaf established the Yemen Times, unified Yemen's first and most widely-read English-language independent newspaper, in 1991, and was the winner of the N.P.C.'s International Award for Freedom of the Press for 1995. He was also a leading economist at the state-owned Sana'a University. He won the lifetime Achievement Award of the 2006 Middle East Publishing Conference in recognition of his efforts in promoting freedom of the press in Yemen and in the region. Dr. Al-Saqqaf was killed in 1999 when he was hit by a car. Dr. Al-Saqqaf earned his doctoral degree in 1979 from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Massachusetts.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613670725X
  • 9786136707259