Olga Rodríguez & Santiago Hernández

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Meeting with Olga Rodríguez and Santiago Hernández


Olga Rodríguez

Olga Rodríguez

Olga Rodríguez is a journalist and writer specialized in International Information and Human Rights She worked in Cadena Ser, Cuatro, CNN+ and she contributed to several newspaper like Público, Periodismo Humano, El Pais, RNE, La Marea, Tinta Libre and El Periodico.

She is one of the founders of “el diario.es” in which she writes regulary.

In 2003 she covered Irak war from Bagdad and she was a direct witness of the American offensive that killed the Spanish camera operator Jose Couso.

She had covered the main events during the last fifteen years in the Middle East, Europe and USA. She had also worked as special correspondent in Afganistan, Libanon, Palestine, Israel, Yemen, Siria, Libya and Egypt from where she covered the Arabic riots in 2011.

She is the author of several books, like “El hombre mojado no teme la lluvia: Voces de Oriente Medio”, (Debate, 2009, siete ediciones) and “Yo muero hoy: Las revueltas en el mundo árabe” (Debate, 2012).

She won Turia prize to the best news coverage for her work from Bagdad in 2003; Ortega y Gaset collective prize in 2003; Pluma de la Paz prize in 2005; International Press Club Prize in 2007 for her TV work from Gaza and Ciudad Juarez; Human Rights Journalism prize by the association for Human Rights in 2014; Focusing journalism prize in 2015 and Focused Journalist prize in 2016 for her commitment to journalism and human rights.

Santiago Hernández

Santiago Hernández

Santiago Hernandez is Professor of the University of Coruna. He was visiting researcher at the Universities of Southampton (UK) and California (USA). He has collaborated with organizations of solidarity with Latin America and has been VicePresident of the NGO Entrepueblos and member of the Board of the NGO Paz y Solidaridad.


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