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Genevieve Zingg

Journalist.

Journalist covering Middle East, EU, conflict, human rights and refugees.
International Community Must Demand Safety For Syrians In Wadi

International Community Must Demand Safety For Syrians In Wadi Barada

In a flagrant violation of the agreed-upon ceasefire, the Syrian government launched a heavy offensive on rebel-held Wadi Barada valley in the final days of December. Residents have been deprived of running water and electricity and are being bombarded by hundreds of missiles and barrel bombs.
01/24/2017 09:34 EST
A Neo-Nazi Group Just Attacked A Refugee Camp In

A Neo-Nazi Group Just Attacked A Refugee Camp In Greece

Right-wing fascist group Golden Dawn attacked refugees and set fire to Souda camp on Chios island on Wednesday night. According to eyewitnesses, approximately sixty members of the group descended on the camp around 01:00, launching a series of flares and throwing large rocks before setting fire to several tents.
11/18/2016 05:24 EST
Food Waste Is A Disgrace Canadians Have The Power To

Food Waste Is A Disgrace Canadians Have The Power To Fix

In May 2015, the French government did something incredible: the National Assembly unanimously passed a law forcing large supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities. That's how the #WhatAWaste campaign -- a grassroots effort to pressure Canada's political leaders to follow France's example -- was born.
08/22/2016 10:40 EDT