Podcast: Exile - The Cost of Reporting the Truth | Free Word

Exile: The Cost of Reporting the Truth took place at Free Word on 28 October 2019, as part of our Writing Our Way Home Season.


With press freedom under greater threat around the world now than ever before, an increasing number of journalists are finding themselves exiled from their home countries, forced to flee for their safety to avoid violent attacks, torture, or lengthy imprisonment in retaliation for their reporting.

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) UK Bureau Director Rebecca Vincent, Turkish journalist and activist Ege Dündar, editor of Al-Hudood Isam Uraiqat and British-Iranian journalist Rana Rahimpour join to share exile experiences as a journalist. Listen below to the conversation: