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Anneliese Mcauliffe

Anneliese Mcauliffe is a journalist who has worked across Asia and the Middle East for the past two decades for the BBC, Aljazeera, ABC and the Associated Press. She has worked extensively in both Indonesia and Australia.

Over the past decade and a half, she has covered multiple major international news stories, from 9/11 to the conflict in Afghanistan that followed, and from Baghdad during the insurgency to the aftermath of the Asian Tsunami in 2004. She has worked across the Middle East including in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, covered the disputed Iranian presidential election in 2009 and the ‘Arab Spring’ in Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and Egypt.

Articles by Anneliese Mcauliffe (11)

  • Government tightens screws on Malaysian media

    When Prime Minister Najib Razak hosted the annual Premier Media Night on 14 May, he was no doubt hoping to charm his supporters and boost morale. But behind the glittering event and the expensive prizes on offer, including a new Peugeot 408 worth RM100,000, there was little to celebrate. It has been a tumultuous few months for the media in Malaysia. Scores of media workers as well as academics, NGO workers and opposition supporters have been arrested and could face lengthy prison sentences.