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

Interview: Omar al-Bashir

david-kilgour.com — Interview: Omar al-BashirBy Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 Lindsey Hilsum's interview with Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan.October 17, 2008 LH: You've been in power almost 20 years. What have you achieved? O al B: Since we came to power, we have had distinct goals - we have achieved peace in Sudan, especially South Sudan through the agreements we made.

On the border and in the crossfire: Cameroon's war with Boko Haram

theguardian.com — Platoon commander Etienne Fabassou was not surprised by the Boko Haram ambush. Just a few days earlier, one of his colleagues had found a bullet in an envelope outside the Cameroonian military outpost at Zelevet where he is based, less than half a kilometre from the border with Nigeria.
May 13, 2015

My @Guardianworld report, with elite #Cameroonian troops chasing #BokoHaram on the #Nigeria border. Pix by Soren Munk theguardian.com/world/2015/may…

May 13, 2015

'On the border and in the crossfire: Cameroon's war with Boko Haram.' From The Guardian in the UK: gu.com/p/48qvg/stw

May 14, 2015

On the border and in the crossfire - Cameroon's war with Boko Haram: theguardian.com/world/2015/may… fascinating reporting from @LindseyHilsum.

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Islamic State 'withdraws from Yarmouk camp'

channel4.com — They are still fighting Aknaf Beit al Maqdis, a local militia allied to Hamas, on the outskirts of Yarmouk. "Today there are no more IS militants inside Yarmouk," said "Mustafa Ahmed", who uses a pseudonym to disguise his identity. "Most of the militants are at the frontline between IS and the Aknaf brigades in the south eastern part near the hospital."
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It’s What I Do by Lynsey Addario review - a war photographer’s journey to motherhood

theguardian.com — The myth of the brave and ruggedly handsome but inwardly tortured war photographer has long had a grip on the popular imagination - think Richard Boyle in Oliver Stone's film Salvador. Don McCullin was the real-life version of the legend.

The Rainy Season

granta.com — For years, the rainy season would bring up bodies that had lain where they were slaughtered. You might see clothes floating in a flooded field or stumble across a leg bone or a child's skull, half covered in mud. Nowadays, the rain lifts memories to the surface.
Apr 07, 2015

Memories and lies: the piece I write for @GrantaMag before the 20th Anniversary of the #Rwanda genocide granta.com/the-rainy-seas…

Islamic State fighters smash historic statues in Iraq

channel4.com — Nineveh, on the site of modern day Mosul, was the capital of the Assyrian empire that lasted nineteen centuries from 2500 to 605 BC. But, according to archaeologists, most if not all the statues in the Mosul museum are replicas not originals. The reason they crumble so easily is that they're made of plaster.
Feb 26, 2015

Only silver lining in #ISIS museum-smashing video? Experts say most pieces are replicas channel4.com/news/islamic-s…

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In Conversation: Anjan Sundaram and Lindsey Hilsum

granta.com — Anjan Sundaram and Lindsey Hilsum discuss the Central African Republic, genocide and Martha Gellhorn. Dear Anjan, It's taken me a while to sit down and write to you while the ideas sparked by your piece have been going round in my head.
Feb 16, 2015

RT @GrantaMag: 'our job is to report on the coarseness of life’ @lindseyhilsum and @anjansun discuss genocide and reportage. granta.com/New-Writing/In…

Feb 16, 2015

Why break your back on a rutted road? A conversation abt reporting between @anjansun and myself in @Granta Mag granta.com/New-Writing/In…

Feb 16, 2015

My conversation with writer/reporter Anjan Sundaram about genocide, honesty and driving along rutted roads to get... fb.me/41i9rH6hS

Feb 17, 2015

How we report and write, and why we do it. A conversation between @anjansun and myself on genocide and rutted roads. granta.com/New-Writing/In…

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The global spread of jihadi extremism - 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. Quite apart from the gruesome activities IS, the similarly-motivated Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria is spreading terror into neighbouring Cameroon.
Jan 19, 2015

The caliphate everyone fears - apart from the government in whose territory it lies. #BokoHaram #Nigeria #c4news bit.ly/15r7jHS

Jan 19, 2015

RT @lindseyhilsum: The caliphate everyone fears - apart from the government in whose territory it lies. #BokoHaram #Nigeria #c4news bit.ly/15r7jHS

Jan 19, 2015

The other caliphate? @lindseyhilsum reports on how Boko Haram is spreading terror into neighbouring Cameroon: bit.ly/15r7jHS #c4news

'Thursday night was riot night' at Bassingbourn base

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. "Libyans ran riot" on the Bassingbourne barracks where they were supposed to be trained as soldiers, a whistleblower tells International Editor Lindsey Hilsum. See her report in full at 7pm.
Nov 06, 2014

RT @Channel4News: 'Thursday night was riot night': shocking account of the Libyan army training fiasco from Bassingbourn whistleblower bit.ly/1sjVTKR

Nov 06, 2014

Great reporting from @lindseyhilsum on the Libyan trainees running riot on an army base in Britain: bit.ly/1sjVTKR

Nov 06, 2014

'Thursday night was riot night': my account of the #Libyan army training fiasco from Bassingbourn whistleblower bit.ly/1sjVTKR

Nov 06, 2014

'Thursday night was riot night': shocking account of the Libyan army training fiasco from Bassingbourn whistleblower bit.ly/1sjVTKR

Nov 06, 2014

RT @cathynewman: 'Thursday night was riot night': shocking account of the Libyan army training fiasco from Bassingbourn whistleblower bit.ly/1sjVTKR

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Life in Aleppo’s ruins: ‘We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, having no fun. We want to dance’

theguardian.com — They dance to Gangnam Style at the daytime disco in Aleppo. The lights strobe as Psy's 2012 hit blasts out and a young woman with tattooed arms and a ripped T-shirt roars out the lyrics. Dry ice fills the basement of the Dedeman Hotel, which luckily is not experiencing one of Aleppo's daily power cuts.
Oct 26, 2014

RT @paulfwebster: Lindsey Hilsum, brilliant writer as well as broadcaster, in the wreckage of Aleppo for the Observer gu.com/p/42mmy/stw

Oct 26, 2014

‘We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, having no fun. We want to dance’ @lindseyhilsum's Aleppo report: theguardian.com/world/2014/oct… #c4news

Oct 26, 2014

Life in #Aleppo’s ruins: ‘We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, no fun. We wanna dance’ My @observer story. gu.com/p/42mmy

Oct 26, 2014

We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, having no fun. We want to dance - @lindseyhilsum on life in ruined Aleppo gu.com/p/42mmy/tw

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Jul 31, 2015

RT @doufani: CNN: Libyan symbol of freedom now facing years behind bars cnn.it/1Isljgl

Jul 30, 2015

RT @rezamarashi: . @jrezaian has now been detained for 374 days. His health is deteriorating. Please release him, Iran. change.org/p/his-excellen…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @JEyal_RUSI: Superb article on a sordid affair: Pollard’s Release Shows That Israelis Just Don’t Get America nyti.ms/1I05ujP

Jul 29, 2015

RT @alexis_ok: Wow these lion petitions. Tho Africa journos always say that you can sell stories about animals in peril but good luck w/ones about people.

Jul 29, 2015

RT @BillNeelyNBC: Mullah Omar Is Dead: Afghan Taliban Leader Died 'a Couple Years Ago' nbcnews.to/1U6Xovl via @nbcnews

Jul 29, 2015

RT @bbckirstylang: The Booker longlist is out; v international but American authors dominate with just 3 Brits telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @HughSykes: Dead #migrants have names Samir, #Eritrea, still-born. His mother fell from a truck. Zebiba, #Eritrea, hit by a car. liberation.fr/societe/2015/0…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @KathViner: Very funny. Guardian readers' underwhelming UK holiday photographs gu.com/p/4b3ex/stw

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