Eoin Wilson


Location icon London, England

Independent journalist. NCTJ qualified

Arabic and Spanish. Scotland. London. Middle East

Contact me: [email protected]


The Irish Times
Reject bigotry, Foster asks Orange Order members on Scottish visit

DUP leader Arlene Foster has appealed to Orange Order members to reject bigotry and intolerance as she addressed a march in the Scottish town of Cowdenbeath. Speaking at the County Grand Lodge of the East of Scotland's Annual Boyne Demonstration on Saturday, Ms Foster used William of Orange's victory in 1690 as a lesson to modernise unionism.

The Ferret
Midlothian Council investigating 'serious' fraud allegations

Midlothian Council is investigating allegations of fraud surrounding the awarding of road servicing contracts to private firms, The Ferret can reveal. The austerity-hit local authority declined to give details of the investigation but sources say that a council officer is alleged to have committed fraud by awarding council contracts to at least one private company.

The Herald
Activist given legal aid

Undercover policing in Scotland is one step closer to a public inquiry following a decision to grant legal aid to campaigners seeking a judicial review.

Jordan struggles to draw new tourists

Amman, Jordan - For weeks after last month's deadly castle siege in the Jordanian city of Karak, police maintained a daily presence in an armoured Jeep in the heart of the capital Amman. A helmeted police officer constantly manned the heavy machinegun affixed to the Jeep's roof, scanning cars and pedestrians as they navigated through the central neighbourhood of Jabal al-Weibdeh.

Deported from Palestine: Why Israel fears journalists

Last September, the United Nations Human Rights Council called for international action to curb what it described as "an Israeli campaign to evict international workers". As Israel tightens its grip on Palestinians and their international supporters, a growing number of activists, researchers and journalists have been denied access by the Israeli authorities.

Behind the Wire

Behind the Wire is a photographic documentary about life in Scotland's only immigration detention centre. By capturing the testimonies of those held behind the fences of the historic Dungavel Castle, the film gives voice to those rendered unwanted by the British state.

The Electronic Intifada
Women's Boat to Gaza ready to break blockade

"If somebody falls overboard, all you see is their head. It's about the size of a coconut." With those words, Captain Madeleine Habib ensured the attention of her passengers, all now digesting the image of the vastness of the sea enveloping a human body.

Middle East Eye
Cuba and Jordan: A rebel alliance

The portraits in Jabra Khoury's Cuban consular office in west Amman embody his position as a bridge between the Middle East and Latin America. Alongside photographs of the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and the former president of Chile Salvador Allende, are photographs of PFLP-founder George Habash, and the framed signature of former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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