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Simon Jennings

As Africa Editor, Simon oversees print and radio production for IWPR in Uganda, Kenya, the Sudans and the Democratic Republic of Congo. IWPR’s journalists across the region produce detailed analysis on conflict, justice and rule of law for both a local and international audience. Simon grew up in Sussex in south east England. He spent a year working in post-apartheid South Africa in 1999 and has since managed humanitarian projects in refugee camps for Sudanese and Congolese in northern Uganda. Simon has an MA in Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh and after studying journalism as a postgraduate at City University, London, he worked as a junior editor at the China Daily newspaper in Beijing. He began at IWPR in November 2007 as a reporter on the ICTY/western Balkans project, based in The Hague. In 2009 Simon became the producer of IWPR’s ‘Facing Justice’ radio programme in northern Uganda. Along with a team of Darfuri journalists, he has also produced the Fi al Mizan, a weekly investigative radio slot on justice issues in Darfur.

Stories by the author

Simon Jennings
18 Feb 09
Proceedings are halted following witness intimidation claims.
Simon Jennings
14 Feb 09
Court shown video footage he took of dozens of dead Kosovo Albanian villagers.
Simon Jennings
14 Feb 09
For the first time, tribunal will allow a defendant to give a media interview.
Simon Jennings
9 Feb 09
She testifies that Serb police killed all her relatives.
Simon Jennings
8 Feb 09
Bosnian survivors’ group says confidential material could prove Belgrade ran prison camps.
Simon Jennings
8 Feb 09
Netherlands foreign ministry director said Bosnia could split, according to regional media reports.
Simon Jennings
2 Feb 09
It argues that there has been “contamination” between prosecutor and trial chamber.
Simon Jennings
2 Feb 09
Ex-Bosnian Serb leader argues that revised charges against him are still too broad.
Simon Jennings
2 Feb 09
He said Belgrade merely implemented anti-terrorist plan to prevent province from seceding.
Simon Jennings
31 Jan 09
Biljana Plavsic tells Swedish media she pleaded guilty so she could “bargain for the other charges”.

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