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D. Parvaz

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
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

Journalist • اواره/اتشپاره • Middle East/Asia • AJE + AJAM, ThinkProgress, HuffPo, CPJ, Hearst, Asahi Shimbun • etc • Reporting here, there & points between.

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I'm a NY-based journalist. Until very recently, I was a senior porducer producer running the Human Rights and Migrants sections at Al Jazeera America.

Prior to this, I was at Al Jazeera English working as a senior prodder and special projects editor since 2010.

I've reported extensively on issue...

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@dparvaz — 5,509 followers, 4,753 tweets

Mar 26, 2017

RT @jamisonfoser: Clinton called Trump a puppet of Vladimir Putin. To his face. During a debate. NYT mocked her for it the next day.  https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/845977831972753408 

Mar 26, 2017

RT @crusoes: Was freed after showing documents. Guy next to me got kicked and hit in the face.

Mar 26, 2017

RT @crusoes: I was just briefly detained and dragged to police bus - apparently for being on the phone near the Pushkin statue. https://t.co/4HYEEwbpdE

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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.