Declan Walsh

Cairo bureau chief The New York Times

Declan Walsh

Declan Walsh is the Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times.

Educated in Dublin, Walsh started his career at The Sunday Business Post in 1998. A year later he won an Irish national media award for Social and Campaigning Journalism and moved to Kenya to work as a freelance journalist. Based in Nairobi, Walsh travelled widely across sub-Saharan Africa to report for The Independent of London and The Irish Times. In 2004 he joined The Guardian as the paper's correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan and moved to Islamabad, Pakistan. In January 2012 he joined The New York Times as its Pakistan bureau chief.

He reported in his column Abroad in America on the 2016 American presidential campaign in much the same way he would cover an event overseas.

He is the author of the August 2017 long-read article entitled Why was an Italian graduate student tortured and murdered in Egypt? on the case of Giulio Regeni’s disappearance in Cairo.

IJF 2018

Declan Walsh will speak at the following events:

12:00 - 13:00  friday 13 april 2018
Teatro della Sapienza
Al-Sisi's Egypt: elections, repression, the Giulio Regeni case



IJF 2017

Declan Walsh will speak at the following events:

15:00 - 16:00  friday 7 april 2017
Sala del Dottorato
Islam for the politically incorrect
17:00 - 18:00  friday 7 april 2017
Sala del Dottorato
Doing journalism in Egypt: from the Arab spring to El-Sisi







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