‘LGBT youth at risk of homelessness after UK housing benefit cuts, charities say’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Mar 31, 2017 (republished by the Irish Independent, the Times of India & others)
Brilliant to be shortlisted for the One World Media ‘New Voice’ award, for my reporting from Nigeria, Ethiopia & Lebanon.
‘Aid reaches Yemen’s Mokha district where thousands are displaced by war’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Mar 24, 2017
‘The reality of why Syrian girls in Jordan are feeling forced into marriage’, Marie Claire UK, Mar 24, 2017
‘Inside the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees’, Irish Times, Mar 22, 2017
Mohammad, father of Zaatari’s 5000th baby, making falafel on the camp’s main shopping street.
‘To help Iraq, Western world must connect with its everyday people, filmmaker says’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Mar 17, 2016 (republished by Voice of America, Daily Mail, Al Arabiya, Relief Web, DNA India, etc.)
Radio piece on rising rates of child marriage among Syrian refugees on RTE World Report, Mar 12, 2017 (from 11.30)
I wrote a piece in the Beyond Borders magazine produced to mark the first year of the Refugee Journalism Project – which pairs refugee journalists with mentors already established in the UK media industry.
Included in Stellar magazine’s list of ‘100 Irish Women Who Inspire Us‘, which went out to mark International Women’s Day, Mar 8, 2017
My report about Syrian refugee doctors practicing medicine over Whatsapp was broadcast on RTE World Report on Mar 5, 2017 (programme starts at 11.20)
Dr Weshah al-Khafri, a refugee surgeon from Daraa, Syria, who advises war-wounded people back home via WhatsApp
‘This Small Hungarian Town Has Banned ‘Gay Propaganda’ to Become a Far-Right Refuge’, TIME, Mar 2, 2017 (also on Yahoo)
Anna Kiss, a 28-year-old community organiser currently being investigated for “gay propaganda”, interviewed in her apartment in Szeged, Hungary.
‘Forced back to Syria? Jordan’s unregistered refugees fear deportation’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Feb 22, 2017 (republished by Middle East Monitor, Qatar’s Peninsula, Reuters, Khaleej Times, Yahoo, Daily Mail, DNA India, etc.; also in German)
This 12-year-old works every day delivering vegetables to help pay rent. His mom is considering pulling him out of school completely. As unregistered refugees, the family could be deported if caught by the authorities. Pictured in east Amman, Jordan.
‘British Museum trains Iraqi archaeologists to rebuild post-Islamic State’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Feb 22, 2017 (republished by Arab News, DNA India, etc.)
In the waiting room of MSF’s reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan.
‘Syrian refugees in Lebanon find relative safety but little security’, Irish Times, Feb 4, 2017