Olga Rodríguez

Journalist specialized in international news and human rights. She has covered some of the most important events of the last 20 years in the Middle East from Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Author of several books, such as “The Wet Man Does Not Fear the Rain. Voices from the Middle East” and winner of prizes such as the Honoris Causa Pimentel Fonseca 2018 awarded in Italy, Journalism Prize Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de España 2015, Enfoque 2014, International Press Club for the Best Informative Work 2006 for her reports from Gaza and Ciudad Juarez, Pluma de la Paz 2005, Turia Prize 2003, Ortega y Gasset Collective Prize 2003 or Ondas Collective Prize 2002. Co-writer of En los márgenes (2022) with director Juan Diego Botto, starring Penélope Cruz and Luis Tosar.

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