Rosa Meneses

El Mundo

Rosa Meneses has been a staff reporter at the Foreign Desk of the Spanish leading newspaper El Mundo since 1999. She covers the Middle East and Maghreb and has reported from more than 20 countries around the region writing about conflicts and post-conflict transitions, humanitarian crisis and social unrest, human rights, terrorism and political Islam. Since the beginning of the Arab Uprising in 2011, she has covered the events from Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. She was awarded the 2016 Human Rights Journalism Prize by the Spanish Association for Human Rights (Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de España) for her coverage on the refugee crisis and the 2010 New Journalism National Prize for her coverage in Morocco. She’s also won an Ochberg Fellowship with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. She is currently secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders-Spain, working on the protection of endangered journalists across the world.

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