I am a freelance journalist based in London. I have written about the Sicilian mafia, the plight of migrants in Italy, radicalisation in Europe and human rights and conflict in Africa for publications including Prospect Magazine, The Atlantic, NPR, The Nation, The Guardian, Mail & Guardian, Index on Censorship, The International Business Times and The White Review. I have worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC Radio. I am also a 2017 Dart Center Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University Journalism School and an associate at the Cambridge University Migration Research Network (CAMMIGRES).
Here’s a selection of some of my work
- Prospect Magazine: Migrant deaths: Inside Rome’s Termini station
- The Atlantic: The Britain That Was Fades Into Memory
- The National: How theatre is bringing young Africans and Italians together
- NPR: A new vote on Brexit resurfaces racial anxieties among black Brits
- The Guardian: Kenya clamps down on journalists covering war on al-shabaab
- Prospect Magazine: Jihadi John and London’s culture of gang violence
- The National: Shadow lives: failed asylum seekers live on the margins of Dutch society
- BBC World Service: The Cultural Frontline
- Haaretz: Britain doesn’t know how to deradicalize its Islamists – or its extreme right
- International Business Times: Meet the migrants who are helping Italians take on the Sicilian mob
- Prospect Magazine: Paris attacks: what next for Molenbeek?
- Mail & Guardian: Eritreans flee camps but find they’re in psychological prisons
- Prospect Magazine: Theresa May’s plans will make millions of Britons second-class citizens
- The Guardian: A history of Eritrean music, from revoluntionary funk to viral pop
- Index on Censorship:Ethiopia in crisis, closes down the news
- International Business Times: The hidden racism of the refugee crisis – why does nobody care when black Africans drown?
- Bulent Journal: ‘Tears of Somalia: Turkey’s moral foreign policy’