Abdifatah Hassan Ali

Abdifatah Hassan Ali

Abdifatah Hassan Ali (@IamAbdi5) is a human rights defender, blogger and co-founder of WITNESS SOMALIA, an organization that promotes human rights and documents violations and acts of impunity in Somalia.

He is based in Somalia, working with WITNESS SOMALIA as communication and advocacy officer. He previously served with a number of international and national humanitarian organizations in Somalia, including INTERSOS-Somalia. Throughout his career, Abdifatah has focused his activism on advocating for the voiceless in his country. He has worked extensively on the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), minority groups and others who have been marginalized.

Abdifatah also is an active social media campaigner and blogger on key human rights issues in Somalia.