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Articles by Libby Powell

Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.

  • January 1, 2013
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Swazi boys win science prize

Libby Powell reports on two teenagers and their unique innovation.

  • July 31, 2012
  • 5

Justice catches up with Argentina’s baby-snatchers

A 30-year struggle has finally led to victory for the Grandmothers of the Disappeared. Libby Powell reports.

  • July 10, 2012
  • 1

Suffer little children: five years of Gaza's blockade

In the month of the fifth anniversary of the land, sea and air siege of Palestinians, a report reveals it’s children who are most affected.

  • June 28, 2012
  • 5

Clear Sri Lankan landmines now!

Libby Powell is with the Mines Advisory Group who are teaching children perhaps their most important lesson: mine awareness.

  • April 5, 2012
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Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year’s International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

  • March 1, 2012
  • 0

Foreign Beggars

The artists from hip-hop group Foreign Beggars on street-rooted storytelling and why they won’t dumb down their music.

  • March 1, 2012
  • 0

And Finally... Juliet Stevenson

Successful actor and would-be human rights lawyer Juliet Stevenson on the disgrace of locking up children, and the importance of good-story-telling.

  • January 1, 2012
  • 0

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call ‘squatters’, face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby Powell.

  • January 1, 2012
  • 1

Interview with Antony Gormley

The British sculptor, whose naked form has been cast and displayed across the world, speaks to Libby Powell about masculinity, movement and the adventure of being human.

  • November 17, 2011
  • 0

Michael Morpurgo writes his own happy ending

The children’s author, poet and playwright reflects on London riots and the Pied Piper.

  • November 1, 2011
  • 0

Palestine: The role of recognition

Libby Powell on the considerable ramifications of Palestine’s bid for statehood.

  • September 29, 2011
  • 0

Palestinian children routinely jailed for throwing stones

Israeli military authorities dish out prison terms to minors as young as 12, says B’Tselem report.

  • July 25, 2011
  • 2

Palestinian newborns are dying at checkpoints

Israeli soldiers blocking women in labour from reaching medical care have caused deaths of at least 35 newborns and five mothers, says a new Lancet report.

  • July 13, 2011
  • 8

About Libby Powell


Libby Powell won the Guardian International Development Journalism prize in 2010. She has worked for several years in Palestine and the refugee camps of Lebanon, on humanitarian aid and health. Her work documents the human stories behind military occupation and displacement through film, photography and print.

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