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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
16 May 08
Croatian official testifies that authorities provided Bosniak refugees with aid and shelter during war.
Simon Jennings
25 Apr 08
Appeals chamber rules Enver Hadzihasanovic not responsible for crimes committed by foreign Muslim fighters.
Simon Jennings
25 Apr 08
But Seselj tells court his volunteers had nothing to do with the crimes.
Simon Jennings
24 Apr 08
President wants to sign deal, while opposition parties claim it would be in breach of Serbian constitution.
Simon Jennings
18 Apr 08
Chief prosecutor says his office is assessing possible grounds on which to appeal ruling.
Simon Jennings
14 Apr 08
Witness says Croat general had the power to prevent war crimes there.
Simon Jennings
11 Apr 08
Former Milosevic aide deemed fit enough for trial in spite of physical and mental health problems.
Simon Jennings
4 Apr 08
Prosecutors say two-year sentence for former Bosnian army commander is inadequate, while defence demand acquittal.
Simon Jennings
28 Mar 08
High-ranking Bosnian army officer tells Delic trial that some units took orders from the president, not the accused.
Simon Jennings
21 Mar 08
Medical report states that one of the accused is too ill to attend the trial.

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