Thessa Lageman

Regular contributor to: AlJazeera English, Middle East Eye, BBC, The Age, Sunday Morning Herald, ANP, Amnesty International, European Commission, Jakarta Globe, Sanoma, Diplomatic Observer, The Sunday Post, Appelberg, Nederlands Dagblad, Spoon content agency, Tipik, De Tijd, De Groene Amsterdammer, Opzij, Het Parool,, NRC Handelsblad, Algemeen Dagblad, Vrij Nederland, Zaman Vandaag, HP/De Tijd, Viva, Knack Magazine, Expreszo, Media Indonesia, KIT Publishers, Parkstad Amsterdam, Erasmus Magazine, ANWB Media.

Other information: I am a journalist/ copywriter/ content marketing writer/ researcher/ photographer based in Tunis (Tunisia).

I write articles about Tunisia, the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region, and focus on topics like human rights, dissidents, revolutions, security and migrants.

Furthermore, I write for example about travelling and tourism, trade, business and entrepreneurship, about the environment, energy and anything connected to the Netherlands.

I regularly work from the Netherlands as well, next to other places such as the Persian Gulf region. I lived in Egypt, Dubai and Kuwait before.

*Post master degree Journalism, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
*MA Arabic Language, Culture, Islam, Radboud University Nijmegen (+ Cairo and Kuwait).

Dutch, English, Arabic and some French, German and Spanish. I hold a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) and have been sworn in as a certified translator Arabic-Dutch.

Feel free to contact me if would maybe like to work together!

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Twitter: @thessalageman