Andrew Connelly is a British freelance print and radio journalist based in London but frequently on the road covering central and eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Caucasus. On the homefront, Andrew has recently reported on Britain's migration policy, London's Somali communities debating the ban on khat, the Alexander Litvinenko murder inquiry and has also covered the recent Scottish referendum from whisky distilleries on the west coast and isolated peninsulas. April 2015 he is currently back in Scotland to focus on the Scottish National Party's possible balance of power in the upcoming general election. Internationally, Andrew has recently reported on Armenia's commemoration of the centennial of the genocide, Syrian-Armenians fleeing Aleppo to Yerevan, anti-corruption initiatives in the Czech Republic, tensions along the Georgian-Russian border, the Azerbaijan presidential election and anti-government demonstrations in Bulgaria. His work has appeared in Al Jazeera English, Vice, Newsweek, The Independent, Politico Magazine, Radio France International, Deutsche Welle and others.
Report for Radio France International from Yerevan on the Syrian-Armenian refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war to their ancestral homeland.