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Wojciech Jagielski

Wojciech Jagielski has been a correspondent at Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland’s leading newspaper, since 1991, specializing in Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus and Afghanistan. He is the recipient of the Dariusz Fikus Award, one of the country’s most prestigious awards for excellence in journalism and has also worked as a correspondent for the BBC and Le Monde. He is the author of A Good Place to Die, the result of several years of travel to the Caucasus in the era of the Soviet Union’s collapse; Praying for Rain, a chronicle of Afghan regimes; Towers of Stone, which received the Letterature Dal Fronte Award in Italy in 2008; and Night Wanderers, a book about child soldiers from Northern Uganda.