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Jillian Kestler-D’Amours

Fellows 2017
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Jillian Kestler-D’Amours is a Canadian journalist based in Toronto. She writes primarily about human rights issues, refugees, indigenous communities, and political conflict. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera English, Deutsche Welle, News Deeply, The Toronto Star, Le Monde Diplomatique, Middle East Eye, The Canadian Press, and Newsweek Middle East, among others. She has reported from across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as in South America, Asia, the United States, and Europe. She holds a degree in journalism and political science from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, and she completed a course on reporting safely in crisis zones at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in 2016.


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