An outspoken defendant of free speech, Esra'a Al Shafei from Bahrein has in the past been subjected to threats and harassment. So, she doesn't want her image out in the public. Her aim to foster a constructive discourse via the internet and to keep a sharp eye on the world. The internet is the window to the world in Bahrein. And young Esra'a Al Shafei is dedicated to giving the youth in the Middle East the opportunity to express itself freely. Aldith Hunkar interviews her at TEDx Amsterdam 2011.
Blogger and activist Esra'a Al Shafei - TEDx Talk: Creating New Visions of the Middle East