Marta Bellingreri


The belongings of migrants, recovered by the Libyan coast guard, are seen after the migrants' boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, Aug. 27, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Hani Amara)

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Zuwara, the Libyan city working to stop migrant smuggling

Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

A group of local activists from the Amazigh-majority city of Zuwara in Libya are taking matters into their own hands and working to prevent illegal immigration from the shores of North Africa toward Europe.

'Peace Radio' inspires Iraq's refugees and displaced

Friday, Jun. 9, 2017 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

Radio Salam in northern Iraq focuses on the refugees and displaced in Iraq to spread hope and peace among them.

Ex-Islamic State fighters face justice in Mosul

Wednesday, May. 31, 2017 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

Iraq establishes a special court in Ninevah province to address a large number of terrorist cases related to former Islamic State fighters.

Jordan’s photography festival captures snapshot of country's history

Tuesday, May. 2, 2017 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

For the sixth year, Jordanian photographer Linda al-Khoury is holding the international Image Festival in Jordan to create a cultural exchange and promote photography.

Displaced women care for their own as Mosul battle rages

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

As the Mosul operation sends more patients, limited medical staff — themselves displaced — are struggling to provide treatment and health care to a growing number of displaced families.

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Marta Bellingreri is an Italian writer, Arabist and cultural mediator. She has lived and worked in many MENA countries, particularly Tunisia and Jordan. The author of two books about Lampedusa and minor migrants in Tunisia, France and Italy, Bellingreri was also involved in the production of the movies "On the Bride's Side" and "Shores."

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