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Alessio Perrone

Alessio Perrone

Alessio Perrone is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Public Radio International and other outlets. Follow him on Twitter @alessioperrone.

Alessio Perrone is known as @www.twitter.com/alessioperrone on Twitter

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Articles by Alessio Perrone

Firmino, pictured in Rocinha. Credit: Alessio Perrone
In Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, a makeshift museum is painting a proud record...
A returnee sits in a bus next to a picture of Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Qusayr, Syria July 7, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
The Assad regime has laid out a blueprint for the reconstruction of Syria. But Syrian architects and urban planners Hani...
Ms Saffaa talks to Alessio Perrone about the inspiration for her murals and why Saudi women need a different narrative.
Alessio Perrone talks to a Kurdish artist and journalist who has taken on the Turkish government from behind bars.
Alessio Perrone reports on a new campaign of seizing ad space to impose powerful critiques of capitalism.
New Interior Minister and League leader Matteo Salvini with the leader of the M5S, Italy's Minister of Labor and Industry Luigi Di Maio, at the Quirinal palace in Rome, Italy, June 1, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Brace yourself for years of rightwing politics in Italy. Alessio Perrone writes.
The boxer has become the butt of social media jokes, Alessio Perrone writes.
Alessio Perrone writes how Islamophobia is driving a wedge between love and secular values.
Leave those kids alone, Alessio Perrone writes.
Kabyle football
Alessio Perrone reports on Algeria’s marginalized Kabylia region, where a minority’s struggle has spilled over into football.
A toy corporation has tried to appear more diverse and progressive by creating a Frida Kahlo doll – but its efforts have...
A group of NGOs is ramping up efforts to protect some of Europe’s last pristine rivers.

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