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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
17 Nov 08
French journalist’s decision not to enter plea is overruled by Judge Carmel Agius.
Simon Jennings
7 Nov 08
Judge Patrick Robinson will take over from President Fausto Pocar later this month.
Simon Jennings
7 Nov 08
Judges find that prosecutors’ flouting of rules in submitting overly long application was “necessary” under circumstances.
Simon Jennings
7 Nov 08
Former Bosnian Serb leader said records which seem to show Krajisnik as Bosnian Serb presidency member are imprecise.
Simon Jennings
7 Nov 08
His defence lawyer says ban on privileged communication denies him his right to a fair trial.
Simon Jennings
4 Nov 08
French journalist is allowed to wait until decision on her request for financial aid is made.
Simon Jennings
3 Nov 08
While Security Council agrees to extend judges’ contracts, it drags heels over prolonging Yugoslav tribunal's mandate.
Simon Jennings
31 Oct 08
He asks judges to dismiss prosecutors’ request to alter indictment, saying it is too long.
Simon Jennings
31 Oct 08
Performance of tribunal prosecutors comes under fire once more in proceedings against former Bosnian Serb leader.
Simon Jennings
28 Oct 08
The few who have gone back say scarcity of work, not inter-ethnic tension, is why others won’t join them.

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