Yasmine Ryan

Yasmine Ryan

Tunis, Tunisia


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Yasmine Ryan

Yasmine is a bilingual, award-winning print, photo and television journalist with more than eight years’ experience with leading international news organisations. She is currently based in Tunis, where she writes analysis, news and features for international media, along with television and radio work. Most recently, she has covered the Bardo attacks for CNN, The Independent, RTE, RNZ and VICE. She has also made several recent trips to Libya, reporting for The Independent, the LA Times, The Washington Post and CCTV.

Previously, Yasmine was a member of Al Jazeera English’s online team from September 2010 until October 2013, where she was at the forefront of the network's coverage of the Tunisian uprising and the political turmoil that followed. Her article “Tunisia’s Bitter Cyberwar” was the first feature on what was to become the Arab Spring to appear in any English-language media. She previously worked for The International Herald Tribune.

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Migrants targeted in Libya | My news report for CCTV America, 20 August 2014


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Libyan exiles find new home in Tunisia | My news report for CCTV America, 16 August 2014


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Controversy dogs Tunisia's Djerba Pilgrimage | My news report for CCTV Africa, 21 May 2014


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Environmental Pollution In Tunisia | My news report for CCTV Africa, 16 May 2014


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Tunisia: The phosphate curse | Short documentary and article for Al Araby Al Jadeed (See article here: http://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/features/2014/12/18/special-documentary-tunisia-the-phosphate-curse), 19 December 2014


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Tunisia: After the Revolution and the Arab Spring | A short documentary I directed and produced for AJ+, on what happened to the youth who rose up to topple the government, and the impunity of security forces. Published 19 November 2015


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When Motherhood is Taboo | A short documentary on single mothers I directed and produced for AJ+, published 6 October 2015


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Isis in Libya: Dispatch from Sirte, where the black flag of the 'Islamic State' is flying | Report for The Independent, 16 March 2015


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Tunisia shooting: 'We smeared victims' blood over our bodies' – museum massacre survivors tell how they escaped from gunmen | Report for The Independent, 19 March 2015


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Tunis museum attackers wore belts packed with explosives | Report for The Independent, 27 March 2015


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Father of Bardo Museum gunman: 'I feel as much sorrow for the tourists as I do for my son' | Report for The Independent, 27 March 2015


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Profile on Bardo gunman Yassine Laabidi | VICE NEWS March 22, 2015


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Libyan media fuelling violence | Video report and article for Al Araby Al Jadeed (See article here: http://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/features/2015/2/18/libyan-media-fuelling-violence), 18 February 2015


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Radio New Zealand, Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman 12 April 2015, on the rise of the Islamic State in Libya, and the demise of freedom of speech


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Radio New Zealand, Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman 12 April 2015, on how Tunisia security crackdown could affect civil liberties


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Radio New Zealand, Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman 14 December 2014, on Tunisian elections


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RTE World Report. My reflections on Tunisia's Bardo attack (12 mins in).


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