Sami Ben Gharbia Tunisia

Sami Ben Gharbia (1967, Tunis) is an innovative cyber-activist who works mainly through social media. He is the co-founder of the popular web portal Nawaat.org, a Tunisian blog collective on news and politics that played an important role in the Tunisian revolution. He is dedicated to the freedom of information: essential for both culture and development.

Report from the 2012 Prince Claus Awards Committee here.