Monthly Archives: January 2017

January – Thomson Reuters Foundation, RTE (selected)

‘Rise in calls to U.S. trafficking hotline reveals new types of abuse’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 31, 2017

‘Failure of malaria drug “early warning” for Africa, researchers say’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 31, 2017

‘First homeless, then enslaved – rising risk for UK rough sleepers’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 26, 2017 (republished by Daily Mail, etc.)

‘Factbox: As Trump moves ahead with the wall, what other countries have border walls?’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 26, 2017 (republished by Jakarta Globe, etc.)

bk9b7296A Syrian refugee at a women’s centre for survivors of domestic abuse in Mafraq, Jordan, about 10 miles southwest of the border.

‘Homeless Irish vacate building after month-long standoff’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 12, 2017

‘Homeless activists defy eviction order in Ireland’, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 11, 2017 (republished by the New York Times among others)

My first radio piece for RTE World Report – about clearing explosives during the Mosul offensive against ISIS – went out on Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

‘Syrian child refugees taught to release stress and resist recruitment’, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Jan 2, 2017 (republished by the New York Times, ReutersLebanon’s Daily Star, Business Insider, the Jordan Times, the Egypt Independent, Qatar’s Peninsula, the Saudi Gazette, Channel News Asia, the Himalayan Times, the Huffington Post, Relief Web, Malaysia’s Astro Awani, Their World and many more. Shared by Ai Weiwei, Unicef, Sarah Brown and UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming, among others)

screen-shot-2017-01-17-at-20-02-22This story was included in the print version of Arab Weekly, Jan 15, 2016.