Erin Kilbride on Muck Rack

Erin Kilbride

Dublin, Ireland
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Issues: human rights, gender, women's activism, LGBTQ activism, social movements, migrant rights, refugees. Regions: Persian Gulf, Middle East, South East Asia, esp. Bahrain and Bangladesh.

@FrontlineHRD. Writing on human rights & activists at risk @HuffPost @ThinkProgress @MiddleEastEye @The_NewArab @AJEnglish. Former Gulf/Yemen Editor @MuftahOrg

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Biography

Multimedia journalist, researcher, and human rights activist with bylines in [Huffington Post] (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lgbt-activists-in-hiding-a-year-after-dhaka-murders_us_5909bedfe4b05279d4edc12e), Al Jazeera, Voice of America, E-International Relations, Human Rights First, and fo...

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“Trump’s open undermining of the American media sets a bad example and sullies the reputation of a country that has long seen itself as a beacon of media freedom, but Putin, Erdogan & Xi hardly needed his imprimatur to stifle independent media.” @RuadhanIT  https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/trump-undermines-journalists-but-he-does-not-kill-them-1.3353215?mode=amp 
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RT @QusayDoraghi: When the first goal was scored during the soccer game in Saudi Arabia yesterday, a new noise joined the ruckus in t… https://t.co/D8KHMV2sYv
RT @BuzzFeedNews: People were thrown to the ground and arrested during protests against the detention of an immigration rights activist in…
RT @poppymcp: What heroes look like. "They arrested us and took action against us because we were trying to reveal the truth," Wa… https://t.co/tKIbPhF4w2
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Interview

What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering the women's half of anti-government protests and rallies during the Bahrain revolution.

Who do you wish followed you?

Siti Kasim. #thathairthough

Aside from your own, what's your favorite publication to read?

Gulf Daily News for the craic, Portland Press Herald for the lobster-related traffic incidents.