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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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So...did #ISIS also manage to kill the notion of due process? "Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the #UK, the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said." https://t.co/9LAF1Vbhbo
RT @jeremyscahill: Trump just blurted out: “We have thousands of people under surveillance.”
Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital hurts allies in the Middle East  https://lnkd.in/dnqj8Ns 
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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.