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Rafiq A. Tschannen

Rafiq A. Tschannen is a Swiss national. He converted to Islam and joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the age of 16 after reading the German translation of the Holy Qur'an. He worked in 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, first as Finance Director in the private industry and later as Chief Executive Officer of NGOs and International Governmental Organizations. He is now devoting his time to The Muslim Times as Editor for Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Switzerland and as Associate Chief Editor.

Manipulated media > How Swiss scientists are trying to spot deepfakes

By Geraldine Wong Sak Hoi Mar 11, 2020 Although the best-known deepfake videos are parodies featuring politicians and celebrities, there is growing concern the technology could be deployed to interfere in political processes or manipulate public opinion. (Shutterstock) As videos faked using artificial intelligence grow increasingly sophisticated, experts in Switzerland […]