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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
6 Nov 09
Karadzic case highlights sensitivities and challenges around key principle of justice.
Simon Jennings
11 Oct 09
Judges relent over reduction of charges but impose time limit for prosecution.
Simon Jennings
2 Oct 09
Stalemate as prosecutors decline trial chamber’s request to trim charges ahead of trial.
Simon Jennings
14 Sep 09
New judge sets start date and asks prosecutors to cut indictment against accused once again.
Simon Jennings
4 Sep 09
They call on judges to find seven accused guilty on all counts.
Simon Jennings
1 Sep 09
Prosecutor says evidence in military trials shows officers sanctioned stealing.
Simon Jennings
28 Aug 09
They say his right to self-representation forfeit following his conviction for contempt.
Simon Jennings
24 Aug 09
War crimes suspect says witness intimidation allegations no longer an obstacle.
Simon Jennings
24 Aug 09
Lawyers say that pace of trial prevented them from adequately defending client.
Simon Jennings
28 Jul 09
Politician given jail term for disclosing identity of protected witnesses.

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