Eoin Wilson

Journalist

Independent journalist. NCTJ qualified

Arabic and Spanish. Scotland. London. Middle East

Contact me: [email protected]

@eoin_wilson

Portfolio
the Guardian
09/16/2019
Mass trial of Basque activists in Spain ends with plea deal

A mass trial of 47 lawyers, doctors, psychologists and political activists began and ended in 25 minutes in Madrid on Monday. A plea deal allowed the accused to avoid sentences of up to 20 years on charges of membership of the now-dissolved armed separatist group Eta.

The Irish Times
09/19/2019
Irish in Scotland have mixed feelings about Brexit

Fr Eamonn Sweeney (73) came to Scotland from Ballycroy, Co Mayo in 1969. For 23 years, he has been parish priest in Coatbridge, the Lanarkshire town known as "Little Ireland" because it is home to large numbers of people of Irish descent.

The Irish Times
07/05/2018
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 Herald
02/24/2018
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.

Aljazeera
01/21/2017
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.

Aljazeera
11/27/2016
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.

Vimeo
11/04/2016
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
09/27/2016
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.

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