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Francesca Borri

Borri is a war correspondent and writes regularly for Ny Tid.

It is not about peace, but about smart business

MIDDLE EAST: While other countries were preoccupied with covid-19, Arabs and Israelis could, without outside interference, concentrate on peace. And business.

The Arab Spring and us – ten years later

ESSAY: The Arab Spring has mainly been a revolt against inequality. What was the result?

The people of Lebanon do not give up

LEBANON: "We go home when the government goes home," said the protesters at the Riad al-Solh in Beirut.

The Assad family's long-standing mask game

Sam Dagher: Assad or We Burn the Country
Syria: The Assad family has ruled Syria since 1970. Sam Dagher's new book shows how the family has clung to power at all costs, exposing their cynical strategies and brutal acts of violence.

Beauty in the ruins

Boris B. Bertram: Photographer of War
War correspondents: Jan Grarup's work as a photographer has brought him to conflict zones and disasters around the world – from Darfur to Haiti. He juggles life in the front lines with family life.

You will not get peace even if you are dead

Yaser Kassab: I have seen nothing, I have seen all
THE RANGE OF SYRIA: Yaser Kassab (31) is stuck in a gray suburb of Sweden.

Guaidó or Maduro?

VENEZUELA: The United States and Europe, on the one hand. Russia, China and Cuba on the other – the whole world has chosen sides. What do the citizens themselves say?

A story of courage, talent and betrayal

Lindsey Hilsum: In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin
IN EXTREMIS: Marie Colvin covered all the major conflicts of our time – always with the same goal: Not only to witness, but to call for action.

The Mafia – part of the state

Kim Longinotto: Shooting the Mafia
LETIZIA BATTAGLIA: She has never presented herself as Italy's "mafia photographer". Battaglia took pictures of Palermo, she says in the film – a city where the mafia is part of daily life.