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D. Parvaz

Washington, DC
Global Politics Reporter — ThinkProgress
As seen in: ThinkProgress, Al Jazeera
Covers:  human rights, egypt, rights issues in the middle east, japan, politics, u.s., iran, social issues
Doesn't Cover: stock market, sports, weather, celebrity gossip, automotives

اواره/اتشپاره • Ex @AJEnglish, @Ajam, @Hearst, @Asahi, etc • Retweets=0 • Personal acct of Global Politics Reporter @ThinkProgress • dparvaz@thinkprogress.org

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I'm a DC-based digital senior producer for Al Jazeera English. Until very recently,.

In my 6.5 years with Al Jazeera, I've worked as a digital correspondent, Human Rights Editor (Al Jazeera America, NY) and Special Projects Editor (Doha).

I've reported extensively on issues in the MENA/central ...

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@dparvaz — 5,627 followers, 6,915 tweets

Oct 21, 2017

@sarayasin the answer might be in the question....

Oct 20, 2017

RT @AdrienneMahsa: Stepping right over the U.S., world powers are reaffirming their commitment to the Iran deal  https://thinkprogress.org/world-leaders-still-support-iran-deal-538b54d2c07f/  via @dparvaz

Oct 20, 2017

After reading of horrific arrests men charged with "promoting homosexuality" I asked friends how one *promotes* homosexuality. Now I know! https://t.co/elGEjfhgOq

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo - on the international copy desk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My grandmother had one, so, sure. but never in a newsroom.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Bill O'Reilly

McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage

2013 - McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
The McGill Medal is named for Ralph McGill, the late editor and publisher of the Atlanta Constitution. McGill was regarded by many as "the conscience of the South" for his editorials challenging racial segregation in the 1950s and 1960s.

The Rockefeller Foundation

2013 - Practitioner Residency
During the course of the residency in Bellagio, Italy, I produced a series of articles for a project called, "Why Some But Not Others" - looking at the diplomatic mechanism that either succeed or fail in freeing Iranians with multiple citizenships from Iranian prisons.