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David Soler

Stories By David Soler
Spanish correspondent survived wars, ISIL captivity
By  • 2 August 2016
Marc Marginedas has covered some of the world's most brutal conflicts, and has the psychological scars to prove it. The first thing to know about Marc Marginedas is that he has gone on living. The…
Cuba's 'black spring' still haunts journalists
By  • 8 February 2016
Years after their release, two Cuban journalists look back at lost years. In March 2003 the world’s attention was transfixed on Iraq as the United States prepared to launch a divisive military assault on Saddam…
Spanish columnist fired after criticizing newspaper
By  • 17 November 2015
One of Spain's largest and most prestigious newspapers has dismissed an opinion columnist after he criticized the the publication for stifling criticism of the government and business interests in order to protect its balance sheet.…
Brazil arrests three in 2013 slaying of editor
By  • 10 November 2015
Brazilian police have arrested three suspects for the 2013 killing of an editor of a newspaper in a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. The three men are alleged to belong to a local "militia" gang…
Myanmar's moment
An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's transition towards democracy. The poll comes 25 years after the opposition…
French journalist attacked at protest by Jewish extremists
By  • 28 October 2015
A French journalist for Buzzfeed has been attacked by Jewish extremists while covering a protest in Paris. David Perrotin was live-tweeting a protest by the Jewish Defence League (JDL) outside the office of Agence France-Presse…
An explainer: Colombia's armed groups
By , , • 15 October 2015
As a peace deal with the FARC nears, pressure is rising on other armed groups Colombia has suffered decades of civil conflicts, claiming more than 220,000 lives since the 1960s. Drug-fueled violence has forced more…
Thailand arrests Filipino politicians accused of 2011 murder
By  • 29 September 2015
Two  suspects in the 2011 murder of a Filipino radio journalist have been arrested in the Thailand and deported to the Philippines to face trial. Joel Reyes and Mario Reyes, a former provincial governor and local official…
Journalism's deadliest day, revisited
By , • 24 September 2015
In November 2009 in the Philippines, a convoy of dozens of journalists, lawyers and political activists were traveling to register an opposition candidate for governor of a province called Maguindanao. The group of cars were…
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