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Shawn Carrié

Freelance Middle East Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  Syria, Turkey, Middle East, World Politics, Conflict, Security, Migration

Middle East Reporter. Bylines @VICE @Newsweek @SyriaDeeply @Guardian. RTs≠endorsements.

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I am fiercely passionate about things most people find boring. Journalism isn't meant to entertain, it's meant to write the history of the present.

I am an independent American journalist based in Istanbul, covering politics, human rights and migration. In the four short years of my career, I've ...

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@shawncarrie — 31,999 followers, 33,387 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

RT @klsiegfried: In one of its 1st motions since entering parliament, Alternative for Germany calls for opening negotiations w/Assad…

Nov 23, 2017

RT @nytimesworld: “No one will be harmed,” Ratko Mladic told a child before the Srebrenica massacre. It was a lie. 

Nov 23, 2017

RT @risj_oxford: In Turkey, the use of Facebook and Twitter for news has fallen sharply, whereas the use of closed messaging service…

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