Lorena MJZ

FREELANCE JOURNALIST

March For England Embraces Brighton

  Every year on the first Sunday after St George´s Day (23 April), the March for England takes place in Brighton. Some people mark it in the calendar as a … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Promesas de Tierra’, música que no entiende de conflictos

El sonido del qanun que toca el palestino Ali Amr se mezcla con la melodía de la flauta dulce de la israelí Tali Rubinstein y el violín del jordano Layth … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

“It is easier to be a journalist in Syria than in Egypt”

The number of reports of arrests, harassment, detention and prosecution of national and international journalists in Egypt, as well as, violent attacks, has increased considerably in recent months. Therefore some … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Egyptian regime accused of crimes against humanity at The Hague

More than 3,000 km away from Tahrir Square, a testimony  from a witness of a protest in Cairo was being read out. “I saw the bulldozer run over 20 or … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brighton: the heart of independent and alternative shopping in the UK

‘Bizarre’, ‘quirky’ and ‘unique’ are the most common words heard in Upper Gardner Street when sellers describe what they have on display in the flea market in Brighton. Passers-by can … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

‘Another night on Earth’ – a film about Egypt through conversations in taxis

One of the things that characterises Cairo is its chaotic traffic and the constant noise of taxis’ horns as they try to snake through the streets. The taxis and Cairo … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sexual harassment: a constant in Egyptian women’s life

“Their hands were all over my body and up and under my destroyed clothes. Again, my pants and underwear were pulled down violently and several men, at the same time, … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 2 Comments