Shawn Carrié is a features reporter working in the Middle East since 2014, when he covered Operation Protective Edge in Israel and the Gaza Strip. He has since covered migration in Europe, politics in Turkey, culture in Iraq, and civil strife in America using photography, investigation and data journalism. Shawn speaks English, Arabic and French and is certified in Hostile Environments & First-Aid Training (HEFAT).
On Sunday 10 October, over 97 people were killed by a dual suicide bombing in Ankara, Turkey. That night in Istanbul, thousands filled Taksim Square to stand together for peace.