Mellissa Fung

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Mellissa Fung

Mellissa Fung is a freelance journalist based in London, United Kingdom. After a 20 year career at the CBC in television news, long form reporting, and radio, she is now contributing to various news organisations, including the Toronto Star and the Huffington Post.  She's currently co-directing a feature documentary on Boko Haram.  Her first book, "Under an Afghan Sky," was a best-seller in her native Canada, and has been published in several other countries.





Two faces; seven years. A reporter belatedly files her report on the refugees of Afghanistan Journalist Mellissa Fung returns to the Afghan refugee camp where, seven years ago, she was stabbed, kidnapped and held hostage for four weeks.


She was taken hostage in a war zone for 28 days…Now, correspondent Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan for a close-up look at the plight of women caught in a cycle of violence.

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