Abdifatah Hassan Ali (@IamAbdi5) is a human rights defender, blogger and co-founder of Digital Shelter, a new non-profit organization working on digital safety, inclusion and internet freedom in Somalia. He is currently serving as Somalia Programs Coordinator for Legal Action Worldwide (LAW).
He is based in Somalia, and previously served with a number of international and national humanitarian organizations, 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 who writes on social justice and human rights issues in Somalia.