Jihan Hafiz is an Egyptian/Samoan, award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. Over the past eight years, she has covered some of the world's biggest news events in Latin America, the Middle East, the United States, and Europe. She co-directed "Benghazi Rising" which was nominated for a Rory Peck Award as best documentary in 2011 and won an Emmy in 2013 as a sound recordist for the HBO film about the Egyptian revolution, "In Tahrir Square." In 2015, her film "Fists Up! Fight Back!" won a National Association of Black Journalists award for television feature for Al Jazeera America. Jihan is currently based in Brazil and The Middle East.
Standing Rock Pitches Last-Ditch Fight for the Right to Vote in North Dakota
Standing Rock tribal members were skeptical of supporting Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. Then Republicans attempted to stop them from voting at all.
A Closing Prayer for Standing Rock’s Oceti Sakowin
For hundreds of people who lived here, Oceti Sakowin had become home. Now it was being destroyed, with police attacking those who remained.
Last Stand at Standing Rock as Police Prepare to Evict Pipeline Opponents
“They don’t understand people are willing to die here,” said one 90-year-old woman at the Oceti Sakowin camp. “They don’t understand we will not back down.”
Video: Police Viciously Attacked Peaceful Protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline
Peaceful marchers protesting the Dakota Access pipeline were viciously attacked by police.