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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
19 Sep 08
Former political leader said self-representation was only way for “truth about our conflict” to emerge.
Simon Jennings
19 Sep 08
Observers wonder why they still haven’t submitted amended indictment.
Simon Jennings
12 Sep 08
Hartmann’s request for a delay to proceedings is granted by Hague tribunal judges.
Simon Jennings
12 Sep 08
Former government official and journalist accused of pressuring witness in trial of ex-Kosovo prime minister.
Simon Jennings
12 Sep 08
Judges rule Dutch state not responsible for actions of UN Dutch troops deployed in Bosnia in 1995.
Simon Jennings
5 Sep 08
French journalist Florence Hartmann says she will contest charges at September hearing.
Simon Jennings
5 Sep 08
Two men accused of responsibility for murdering 70 of witness’s relatives and neighbours.
Simon Jennings
5 Sep 08
Witness in Seselj trial claims he was exposed to “pressure, intimidation and blackmail” by tribunal prosecutors.
Simon Jennings
23 Aug 08
They say if the accused are convicted, they should receive long prison terms.
Simon Jennings
23 Aug 08
Ex-Bosnian Serb politician reiterates claim that he wanted to find a political solution to Bosnia’s problems.

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