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Progressive Commentary Hour – Vanessa Beeley

Update on conditions in Syria — on the ground witnessing

Vanessa Beeley is a British investigative journalist focusing on the conflicts in the middle east – particularly in Syria, Gaza and Yemen. She is an associate editor of 21st Century Wire and was a member of a peace finding mission to Syria organized by the US Peace Council.  She is a contributing writer for the Global Campaign to Return to Palestine, the Dissident Voice and manages the website The Wall Will Fall where she blogs about her travels and reports from the Middle East. Vanessa recently returned from another fact-finding mission in Syria this past weekend, and will be providing a birds-eye analysis of what is currently happening in the war-torn nation. She was a finalist for the prestigious Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism, which has previously been awarded to Robert Parry, Patrick Cockburn, Robert Fisk and others. Her website is TheWallWillFall.org   

 

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