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Amy McTighe is a writer and journalist who has worked in, reported from and studied the Middle East for the last 16 years. These days she specialises in Iraqi and Kurdish issues, and writes a semi-regular blog on the region (www.amymctighe.wordpress.com). In 2013 she reported for The Times from Syrian refugee camps in Iraq (http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article3847410.ece).

Although partly nomadic she lives most of the year in a wooden house in the caribbean jungle, tending her chickens and trying to write a book about one Kurdish family’s escape from Saddam Hussein’s Anfal campaigns of the 1980s.

www.amymctighe.wordpress.com

twitter.com/TheAmyMcTighe

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