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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
25 Oct 08
Leader of Serbian nationalists said non-Serbs who left Vojvodina village were in no rush to go.
Simon Jennings
20 Oct 08
Some observers say denying accused right to self-representation could lead to deadlock in trial.
Simon Jennings
17 Oct 08
He claims he heard Serbian nationalist leader making the demand at 1992 rally in northern Serbia.
Simon Jennings
14 Oct 08
He said Serb forces began expelling non-Serbs from village shortly after Vojislav Seselj’s appearance.
Simon Jennings
4 Oct 08
The trial of six former Bosnian Croat officials hears why Serbo-Croat language became just Croat.
Simon Jennings
4 Oct 08
Prosecutors will seek to prove that Belgrade was directly linked to military campaigns in Bosnia and Croatia.
Simon Jennings
3 Oct 08
Two months after ex-Bosnian Serb leader arrested, tribunal prosecutors apply to amend his charge sheet.
Simon Jennings
26 Sep 08
But he tells judges that over-stretched force struggled to address all suspected crimes in region.
Simon Jennings
26 Sep 08
No consensus among experts on whether court should look into alleged secret agreement to save him from prosecution.
Simon Jennings
19 Sep 08
Case was adjourned while the court ruled on whether he should continue to represent himself.

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