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Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.

The battle for Aleppo - video

channel4.com — International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is given a tour around Aleppo, Syria. Some areas are still in the hands of the Free Syrian Army, but they are squeezed between IS militants and the Syrian regime.

Living with war in Aleppo - video

channel4.com — Syria's second city has seen some of the fiercest fighting of the civil war, but some people living there just want to forget the carnage, whatever way they can.

Lindsey Hilsum: It is sobering to see how war has taken hold in Ukraine

newstatesman.com — I have just returned from my fourth visit to Ukraine this year. In February, I started off in Lviv, in the far west, and ended up in Crimea in the south - which, by the time I left, had been annexed by Russia. History moves fast these days.

Without Scotland, Will the UK Lose Its Cool?

mashable.com — At every checkpoint in eastern Ukraine rebels in teeshirts and combats, khaki bandanas around their heads, kalashnikovs slung across their shoulders, demanded to see our documents. "Scottish television!" we would cry as we showed our British passports.

Evidence of Russian presence in Ukraine - video

channel4.com — A million people have now fled the conflict in Ukraine, according to the United Nations - as Kiev accused Russia of bolstering an invasion force.

Libya's descent: extremists fight for control - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. In 2011 they were all revolutionaries trying to overthrow Gaddafi. Now, says Lindsey Hilsum, Islamists are battling secularists for control in Libya - and the west is ignoring the country's implosion.

Is Libya now a failed state? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The capital's airport has now fallen into the hands of the Misrata militia allied with jihadi extremists. Once hailed the success of the Arab Spring, is Libya tearing itself apart?

Why is Russia sending 'aid convoy' to Ukraine? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Russia is sending 280 aid vehicles to eastern Ukraine bearing food, generators and medicine to help the hundreds of thousands pro-Russian citizens - but is there a more sinister motive?

Is attacking the Islamic State all about oil? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The west's actions in Iraq have a dual agenda, says International Editor Lindsey Hilsum: one, to protect the people threatened by the Islamic State, the other to safeguard American interests.

Thousands of minority Iraqis marooned on mountain - video

channel4.com — Iraqi government forces bomb the city of Mosul, held by Islamic State militants. The fighting comes as Kurdish officials report that thousands from Iraq's Yezidi minority are in danger of starvation.
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Oct 24, 2014

@hahellyer @Channel4News Absolutely. We must not forget gaoled #Egyptian journalists as we stand in solidarity with #Aljazeera colleagues.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @hahellyer: . @lindseyhilsum @Channel4News It would be good to note solidarity with all jailed journalists: not only (but including) AJE ones. #Egypt

Oct 23, 2014

RT @jenanmoussa: Hardly anyone noticed but an 'Islamic court' was established in Derna #Libya. Today man lashed for 'drinking alcohol' pic.twitter.com/bRnNYyfl3j

Oct 23, 2014

RT @hrw: Out on Netflix tomorrow: @ETeamFilm - Independent documentary on frontline rights researchers bit.ly/1uIfbtR pic.twitter.com/0Tb6fhBCsD

Oct 22, 2014

RT @UNICEF: #Ebola survivor Isata, 6, was cleared with 43 others yesterday at treatment centre in #SierraLeone. Via @UNICEFsl pic.twitter.com/2FPfzW1Cgq

Oct 22, 2014

RT @JasminRamsey: Iranian men and women gathered today in Isfahan to protest recent acid attacks against women. buff.ly/1otZoSQ pic.twitter.com/CGLILUuNFo

Oct 22, 2014

RT @drninaansary: Golnar Bakhtiar - Iran's most famous female equestrian broke the Iranian record by clearing the wall at 2.05 meters. pic.twitter.com/0NGHsGaBnU

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