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Friday, May 17 • 16:30 - 17:45
Tracking European weapons to conflict zones

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European weapons are used in conflicts, civil wars and human rights violations. Which are the routes they take, and how does this trade circumvent international law? Many journalists research weapon exports and find that war material from their countries ends up in warring zones. Some work with satellite images, others with video material, data in spreadsheets or tips from informants. A group got together on the #EUArms project at last year's Dataharvest conference and share their experiences together with new tools from Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

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Hans-Martin Tillack

Investigative reporter, stern
Hans-Martin Tillack is working as an investigative reporter in the Berlin office of the German weekly magazine stern. From 1999 to 2004 he was the EU correspondent for stern in Brussels, Belgium. He is also the author of three books, on the EU, on corruption and on lobbyists and their... Read More →
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Ludo Hekman

Journalist, Lighthouse Reports
Ludo Hekman is a freelance journalist, specialized in translating complex issues into thought provoking concepts and stories alike. He worked for print, online and TV in countries like Iran, Irak and Afghanistan.He is one of the founders of Lighthouse Reports, a journalistic production... Read More →
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Marie-José Kolly

Datajournalist, Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Geboren 1984 in Fribourg und zweisprachig aufgewachsen. Studium der Germanistik und Mathematik. Zwischen 2011 und 2014 Doktorandin und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Phonetischen Labor der Universität Zürich, danach Stipendiatin in Paris. Abschluss einer Dissertation über akzent... Read More →
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Jeroen Zuallaert

Journo, Knack


Friday May 17, 2019 16:30 - 17:45 BST
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