Michel Spekkers is a freelance investigative journalist. Goes one step further and does not hide the extreme in his investigation into corruption, crime and politics. Has been working in Venezuela, Colombia, Curacao, Turkey / Syria, Eastern Ukraine and Europe, among others.
English example article. (Translation of the article published on VICE under the name 'Así se ve la Venezuela que no aguanta más la crisis')
Example interview. (This one was for a dutch regional television station about a story I did around remnants of MH17)
Example of a radio contribution (Michel Spekkers in conversation with Egon Sybrandy about Venezuela / Dutch)
The world of Niño Guerrero. While Venezuela is going downhill, this prison continues to evolve. Journalist Michel Spekkers and photographer Joris van Gennip are awaited at the entrance by two armed prisoners, intended to keep guards outside. Welcome to Tocoron, one of Venezuela's most notorious prisons. (Dutch / Nieuwe Revu)
Schiphol, Netherlands • Current Affairs, War Reporter, Investigative Reporting, Breaking News • March 31 @ 12:00am
On Monday 9 March 2020 the MH17 trial will start in the Netherlands. On July 17, 2014, the passenger flight MH17 was brought down over Ukraine. All 298 passengers and crew members died. The Dutch Public Prosecution Service will prosecute 4 suspects who are deemed responsible for the crash... Read more