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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... Read More →
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Islam Alzeny

FOUNDER & CEO, A corruption free Society
Islam Alzeny is a TV producer and media trainer known for his passion about investigative reporting in the Gulf. He has done more than 10 in-depth stories about human rights and corruption which helped thousands of victims in the Middle East. His piece "Life on Hold" led to the adoption... 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... Read More →
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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... 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... Read More →
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Huub Jaspers

Editor in Chief Argos, VPRO Radio
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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read More →
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Sanne Terlingen

Journalist, Argos & Lost in Europe
I am an investigative reporter currently working for Argos, the main investigative radio program in the Netherlands. I mostly report on migration, trafficking and (organized) sexual violence.For the past two years, I worked with more than 100 survivors of organized child abuse to... Read More →
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Estacio Valoi

Investigative Journalist, Freelancer (MIJC,Oxperkers,AIPC)
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... 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... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 14:30 - 15:30 CEST
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