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Saturday, October 10 • 14:30 - 15:30
Lightning Round: Great Stories You've Never Heard Of

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Mysterious suicides in the Amazon, corrupt telecom dealings in Bangladesh, lethal mercenaries in Mozambique, war crimes in Korea, a renegade law in Britain, and a dead Eritrean refugee hanging from a tree in Germany. Meet the people behind ten exciting projects from around the world and learn how they broke their stories.


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Yohan Shanmugaratnam

Foreign news editor/board member, Klassekampen/SKUP
Yohan Shanmugaratnam is the international news editor at the Norwegian daily Klassekampen, and a SKUP board member. He started working as a journalist in 2004 and has been a Skup board member since 2012.

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Nisrin Ajab

Journalist and TV producer, Alarab News Channel
Nisrin Ajab has been a journalist/TV producer in Lebanon since 2004. She has worked with news coverage and production, including hundreds of reports and TV episodes on several TV channels. She also does civil work as an activist and trainer in peace building and peace journalism. Ajab holds a Master’s degree in Media and Communication Sciences from the Lebanese University and has accomplished six Master courses in Peace Building &... Read More →
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Islam Alzeny

TV producer and journalist, Freelance - Thomson Reuters
Islam Alzeny is a TV producer, Investigative reporter and journalist interested in corruption and human rights issues . He has five years of work experience in several media organizations, including international and local television channels and newspapers. Alzeny is also the founder and executive director of “A Corruption Free Society” which has been selected as the best innovative social project to combat corruption in the Middle East... Read More →
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Suchit Chávez

periodista, La Prensa Gráfica
Journalist during the past 11 years, most of them in La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador). Reports and covers violence, security, organized crime and justice system. Have worked with Connectas in alliance with the ICFJ.   | Periodista desde hace 11 años en el área impresa, en La Prensa Gráfica, de El Salvador.
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Mosabber Hossain

Staff reporter, The Daily Prothom Alo
Mosabber Hossain is staff reporter in the highest circulated Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Prothom Alo and contributor reporter of Thomson Reuters. He has covered areas like International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh, Telecom, climate, politics, children and social issues. In 2014 he received South Asian Inquirer Investigative Journalism Award by Thomson Foundation for his investigation of financial corruption in the telecom sector in... Read More →
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Shim Inbo

Korean Center for Investigative Journalism -- Newstapa
Shim Inbo is on the staff of Newstapa -- The Korean Center for Investigative Journalism, the first nonprofit investigative reporting center in South Korea. He was the chief reporter on Newstapa's biggest project this year, on high ranking Korean officials and their offspring who committed war crimes during the Japanese colonial era, and who were never prosecuted for their acts. Newstapa produced a special webpage for this four-part documentary... Read More →
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Huub Jaspers

Investigative journalist, VPRO Argos
Huub Jaspers specializes in security and defense issues. Since 1996 he works for the radio program Argos, since 2008 as deputy editor-in-chief.He also works for television. Together with Bart Nijpels he made the 60 minute documentary ‘Why Srebrenica had to fall’, broadcasted prime time on 29 June 2015 on Dutch public television NPO 2.Jaspers frequently collaborates with German media, mainly newspapers and television. He also... Read More →
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Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson

Journalist, Stundin
Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson is an Icelandic journalist and has written for DV and Stundin. Jóhann Páll and his colleague, Jón Bjarki Magnússon, were awarded The Investigative Journalists of the Year 2013 and The Journalists of the Year 2014 by The Journalist Association of Iceland, for their coverage of the poor treatment of asylum-seekers in their home country and “the leaked memo case” which led to the resignation of the Icelandic... Read More →
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Jón Bjarki Magnússon

Journalist, Stundin
Jón Bjarki Magnússon is an Icelandic writer and journalist, currently based in Berlin, Germany. He has written for DV, Stundin, The Reykjavik Grapevine and worked on research with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). Jón Bjarki and his colleague, Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson, were awarded The Investigative Journalists of the Year 2013 and The Journalists of the Year 2014 by The Journalist Association of Iceland, for their... Read More →
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Nick Mathiason

Reporter, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Nick Mathiason is a reporter at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) in London. He joined the Bureau in 2011 and has reported extensively on party political funding, the financial lobby, commodities, asset recovery, the supply of affordable housing and the migration crisis. He has been nominated five times for major newspaper awards. He previously worked at the Observer, Guardian and the Big Issue. Nick is also director of Finance... Read More →
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Tobore Ovuorie

Investigative journalist, Premium Times
Tobore Ovuorie is a dogged multiple-award winning investigative and health journalist with several years of experience covering health, politics, foreign, women, fashion, crime and business beats. She mainly investigates human rights abuses, corruption, health and regulatory failures. Currently, she is a senior investigative reporter with Premium Times, Nigeria’s most vibrant online news medium. | | Her educational background in English... Read More →
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Sanne Terlingen

Investigative journalist, OneWorld
Investigative reporter at OneWorld. Currently investigating the death of an Eritrean asylum seeker and the links to people smuggers and organ trafficking. Other topics: corruption, migration, human trafficking. | | Winner of De Loep (investigative journalism VVOJ) 2013, De Tegel (audience award) 2014 & Best Online Investigative Story (VOJN) 2015.
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Estacios Valoy

Investigative Journalist, Freelance
Estacio Valoi is a Mozambican Freelance Investigative journalist from FAIR, who advises Oxpeckers on a broad range of environmental problems in the region. He has covered a range of environmental investigations ,corruption, extractive industry, human trafficking , for Zambeze daily newspaper and international media. He helped establish Zambeze and is newsroom chief editor in Quelimane, in northern Mozambique. His investigations have been... Read More →
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Natalia Viana

Co-Director, Pública
Natalia Viana is co-director of Agencia Publica. She was a partner of WikiLeaks in Brazil, coordinating the release of the US embassy cables. She has collaborated with various domestic and international media outlets including: Pacifica Network, PBS (US), the BBC, the Guardian, the Independent (UK), Folha de São Paulo, O Globo, and Carta Capital(Brazil). She was an... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)

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