Soc Doc alumna reports from Egypt's Tahrir Square

December 6, 2011 (All day)

Social Documentation alum Bridgette Auger was following women activists in Egypt's Tahrir Square last week when they camme under fire during a clash between protesters and police.  Auger shot video footage of the incident, which can be seen on the Daily Beast website.  

Auger has lived in the Middle East for several years -- working for The UN Refugee Agency in Damascus, Syria, and also as a freelance writer and videographer in the Middle East and Asia.  

Her work has been published by CNN, Syria Today, and various UN publications, as well as in Out of Iraq by Sybella Wilkes, and the Iraqi Refugees: The New Crisis in the Middle East by Joseph Sassoon.