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Mostafa Darwish is an award winning Egyptian visual journalist who specializes in documenting both conflict and love. He is currently based in Ireland. In 2019, Darwish won the Thomson Foundation’s mobile journalism (‘mojo’) competition, for his report on Egypt’s sharp fare increases to an already inadequate train system. Since beginning his career at the start of the Egyptian revolution in 2011, he has covered major news events in Egypt for both local newspapers as well as international news agencies including EPA and the Associated Press. As a freelance multimedia journalist, Darwish has also worked for the BBC, al-Jazeera, aj+, Great Big Story, al-Monitor, ZoominTV and Mada Masr. In addition, he has led journalism workshops in Lebanon and Egypt. Darwish has travelled across the Middle East and Europe, covering news and documenting life in Sudan, Turkey, Malaysia, Sweden, Georgia, Latvia, Ireland and United Arab Emirates. Last year, Darwish was awarded the 2019 Zenith magazine grant, and he filmed a documentary about Egyptian exiles Georgia.under the Open Media Hub grant. Most recently, he has worked as a researcher for the Bee.Army, a Canadian based organization founded by the late Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Darwish is currently a MA journalism student at the University of Limerick and focusing his coverage on migrants.
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