FORA.tv Speaker - Lindsey Hilsum
Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News' International Editor. She started her working life as an NGO aid worker, working first for OXFAM in Central America and then UNICEF in Africa. In 1994, she was the only English-speaking journalist in Rwanda when the genocide started.
She has been with C4N since 1996, reporting from every continent other than Antarctica. She was in Belgrade in 1999 when NATO bombed Serbia, in Baghdad during the 2003 U.S. invasion, and covered the Fallujah assault in November 2004. She has reported extensively from Africa and the Middle East, and from 2006-8 was the Channel 4 News China Correspondent, based in Beijing.
Most recently she reported from Alexandria and Cairo on the uprising in Egypt, and from eastern Libya on the 2011 revolt against Colonel Ghaddafi's 42 year rule.
05.18.11 | 01:38:14 min
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