Alessandra Bajec

Alessandra Bajec

Cairo Governorate, Egypt


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Alessandra Bajec

Alessandra Bajec is a journalist based in Cairo since 2013. From 2010 to 2011, she lived Palestine where she made her first steps as a freelance journalist. She has experience in writing for print, online media along with some radio experience. Her work has appeared in UN's IRIN, Russia Today's rt.com, TeleSUR English website, Al-Ahram Weekly, CounterPunch, European Journalism Centre’s magazine among others. Well-versed in languages: Italian/French bilingual, fluent English, good Spanish, beginner Arabic. She is moving on to visual journalism next, planning to produce videos soon. With a special interest in the Middle East, access to a range of contacts, available to travel in the region and beyond.

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http://www.irinnews.org/report/100471/egypt%E2%80%99s-rural-poor-watching-sisi%E2%80%99s-policies

A couple of months after President Al-Sisi took power in Egypt, rural poor are looking out for promises to develop the agricultural sector and support country's farmers


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It is unclear whether ISIS will extend its foothold in Libya or stay a ‘transit station’


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Five years since NATO-led intervention, Libya has descended into a noticeably worse position amid political chaos and a growing extremist threat


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http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/egyptian-mp-bids-rein-contempt-religion-cases-416431754

In spite of constitutional protection for freedoms of belief and expression, Egyptians are increasingly being charged with ‘contempt of religion’


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http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/15984/32/The-price-of-poor-healthcare.aspx

Egypt's poor healthcare system means both medical workers and patients are trapped in a vicious circle of inefficiency, negligence and frustration


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