Lena Bjurström


Lena Bjurström is a freelance journalist who writes about exile, gender and justice for La Chronique d'Amnesty, Politis, Femmes ici et ailleurs and others. For the media outlet Les Jours, she wrote a two-year investigation on Anwar Raslan, a former Syrian intelligence colonel on trial for crimes against humanity in Koblenz, Germany. At the same time, she observes the multiplication of Syrian cases in European courts for Justice Info. In 2019, she co-founded the Focus collective, which brings together independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who share the same obsession with long-term reporting.