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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
30 Jan 09
Serbian ex-police officer stands accused of crimes against ethnic Albanians.
Simon Jennings
28 Jan 09
It’s calling for redundancy packages to be introduced, saying extended contracts alone are not enough.
Simon Jennings
28 Jan 09
He wants prosecutors to hand over transcripts of conversations related to alleged arrangement.
Simon Jennings
28 Jan 09
Nationalist leader accused of revealing confidential information in book.
Simon Jennings
24 Jan 09
Strugar to be released after serving two-thirds of prison term.
Simon Jennings
12 Jan 09
Judges decide that joining cases would complicate Serb policeman’s trial.
Simon Jennings
10 Jan 09
It says Bosnian general did not have effective control over mujahedin fighters at any time.
Simon Jennings
24 Dec 08
Simon Jennings
19 Dec 08
Ex-minister receives five-month prison term – the harshest sentence ever handed down for contempt at Hague tribunal.
Simon Jennings
15 Dec 08
Ex-Bosnian army commander’s defence team argues he can’t be tried for same crimes twice.

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