Behind the Scenes – Resistance journalism and the war against free speech with Gulf News

Amber is joined by Mazhar Farooqui, Senior Features Editor at Gulf News and one of the country’s top investigative journalist whose smashing stories and intriguing exposes have raised the bar on in-depth reporting in this part of the world. Here he discusses the importance of resistance journalism, the role of local media and his relentless pursuit for truth.

“Mazhar Farooqui has raised the bar for investigative journalism in the region with his cutting edge, insightful reports. He comes with smashing stories every few days but hasn’t lost any of his appetite despite threats and lawsuits.”

Ahmed Bin Sulayem
Executive Chairman, DMCC