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Tuesday 5 March 201918.00 to 20.00

Join us for a screening of Nawal Al-Maghafi's 'Starving Yemen', followed by a discussion and Q&A session with Al-Maghafi herself! Hosted in collaboration with London Students for Yemen.


Nawal al-Maghafi is a Yemeni/ British journalist and filmmaker, who has had her work featured at Channel 4, BBC Newsnight, BBC World and BBC Arabic, amongst others. She has reported on and directed 'Starving Yemen'. She was also one of the first journalists to enter Sadah and gain an exclusive interview with one of the key leaders of the Houthi movement. Aditionally, Al-Magahfi has reported across the border in Saudi Arabia on the conditions facing the Shi’a population there. She reported a BBC World film on Ali Abdullah Saleh and his family, interviewing the former President and his close associates. She has also documented the journey of Ethiopian migrants traveling to Saudi Arabia for work and the stories of those who were kidnapped and tortured in Yemen, including at the hands of members of the Yemeni military.

More recently, she has worked on two films with BBC Newsnight investigating the UK and US role in the war in Yemen and has contributed is a frequent writer on The Telegraph, Middle East Eye amongst other publications.