MENA Film Festival: Beyond the Walls

For my third instalment from the Fronline Club I attended the screening of Behind the Walls, a film about the struggles Palestinian prisoners face inside jail and the problems they face once they return to the outside world. Filmmaker Martin Short and Abdul Wahab of the Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA) chaired by Hany […]

Communicating about Syria – A humanitarian perspective

For my second instalment from the Frontline Club I was charged with reporting from the panel discussion Communicating about Syria – A humanitarian perspective. Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News’ International Editor chaired a panel which included Hicham Hassan from the Red Cross; Lyse Doucet, BBC Chief International Correspondent; Ben Parker, head of the UN Office […]

First instalment from the Frontline Club

I’ve got a new gig, I’m going to be writing up various talks, film screenings and panel discussions for the Frontline Club. You can read the first instalment about World Press Photo award winning photographer Andrew McConnell’s new project on the Frontline Club Blog but first listen to the answers to the quick questions I asked […]