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After Dark at the V&A: Hala Jaber on Conflict

Tuesday 5th May 2015
7:00 to 8:30 pm

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Hala Jaber is a Lebanese-British journalist and currently writes for The Sunday Times. Jaber was awarded the Amnesty International Journalist of the Year Award in 2003. She won Foreign Correspondent of the Year at the British Press Awards in 2005 and 2006 for her coverage of the Iraq War, and in 2012 for her coverage of the Libyan uprising. She co-won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for her work in Iraq in 2007.
 

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Join Alan Edwards at the V&A for an after dark talk with the woman who has reported from some of the most violent conflicts in the Middle East.

Hala Jaber is a Lebanese-British journalist and currently writes for The Sunday Times. Jaber was awarded the Amnesty International Journalist of the Year Award in 2003. She won Foreign Correspondent of the Year at the British Press Awards in 2005 and 2006 for her coverage of the Iraq War, and in 2012 for her coverage of the Libyan uprising. She co-won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for her work in Iraq in 2007.

Her first book, Hezbollah: Born With a Vengeance, was published in 1997. The book describes the rise and the political agenda of Hezbollah against the background of Lebanese history from 1970 to 1997. Her second book, The Flying Carpet to Baghdad: One Woman's Fight for Two Orphans of War, was published in 2009. The book chronicles her efforts to help two girls during the Iraq War.

Alan Edwards
As CEO of The Outside Organisation, Alan Edwards has represented all time great entertainment legends like David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Prince, The Who, Barbra Streisand, Spandau Ballet, P Diddy and Sir Paul McCartney. He handled the PR coverage for both Michael Jackson’s “This is It” launch and his subsequent untimely death.