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Ida Karlsson

Journalist/Editor

Stockholm, Sweden

Ida Karlsson

Journalist specialized in international perspectives, development and sustainability, international politics and human rights. Work published by the global news agency Inter Press Service (INT), Metro (SWE), Swedwatch (SWE), The Guardian (UK), and Al Jazeera.

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Secret Tax Deals Increased Dramatically After Luxleaks

Despite the LuxLeaks scandal, the number of secret tax deals is skyrocketing. Such deals between companies and governments across Europe increased by almost 50 percent the year after the scandal broke.
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Climate-Resistant Beans Could Save Millions

CALI, Colombia, Dec 6 2016 (IPS) - A global food watchdog works around the clock to preserve crop biodiversity, with a seed bank deep in the Colombian countryside holding the largest collection of beans and cassava in the world and storing crops that could avert devastating problems.
Inter Press Service Link to Story
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Så kan Sverige stärka FN

Tio förslag för ett bättre och starkare Förenta Nationerna.
FN-förbundet Link to Story
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Från Guantánamo till chef för MR-bevakningen på al-Jazira

Sami al-Haj är den enda journalist som har suttit fängslad på Guantánamo och Amnesty International bedrev länge kampanjer för hans frigivning. Nu är han chef för nyhetskanalen al-Jaziras bevakning av människorättsfrågor.
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När Berlusconi mötte Skärholmen

Vad har Stockholmsförorten Skärholmen med Silvio Berlusconis medieimperium att göra? Ganska mycket, visar det sig. Följ den smått osannolika händelsekedja som tar sin början i det svenska miljonprogrammets byggboom.
Tidningen Vi Link to Story
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World Cup workers struggle for basic rights

As hundreds of thousands of football fans enjoy the beautiful games in Sao Paulo, many rural migrants drawn to Brazil’s commercial capital to build stadiums and other infrastructure projects say their lives have been anything but pretty in the lead-up to the mega-event. In fact, many labourers who worked on construction projects ahead of the World Cup say they experienced rights abuses, including long hours and dangerous conditions.
Al Jazeera Link to Story
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Larm: Arbetare pressas hårt vid SVT:s VM-studio

SVT beskriver att studion kommer att ha en fantastisk utsikt över Copacabana-stranden, "som är en klassisk brasiliansk vy". Men utsikten och strandlivet står i skarp kontrast till byggnadsarbetarnas krävande arbete på höga ställningar över trafikflödet på Avenida Atlântica, gatan som löper längs Copacabana.
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Från Sotji till Qatar

Handbolls-VM 2015 och fotbolls-VM 2022 hålls i Qatar. Värdskapen har satt igång en byggboom i ökenemiratet. Nu strömmar rapporter in om slavliknande villkor för de gästarbetare som bygger arenorna. Swedwatch fortsätter granska idrotten och de mänskliga rättigheterna.
Swedwatch Link to Story
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Interpol accused of undermining justice

Pressure is mounting for reform of Interpol, which is celebrating 100 years of international judicial police cooperation this year. Interpol is accused of undermining justice and this month the organisation will discuss new safeguards against political abuse of its system of red notices.
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EU Bank ‘Funding Polluters’

BRUSSELS, Jul 14 2013 (IPS) - The European Investment Bank, the largest institutional bank in the world, is facing criticism for its funding of fossil fuel projects and for weaker standards for lending to coal plants than currently proposed in both the U.S. and Canada.
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About

Ida Karlsson

Biography:

Journalist/editor in Sweden at the Stockholm office of Inter Press Service News Agency, a global news agency focused on development. Frequently published by other national and international media. Ida Karlsson has been reporting on EU affairs in Brussels and also major political and human rights issues at the United Nations in New York. Her work has been published by The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Metro among others. Ida Karlsson previously worked as an editor at one of the major Swedish newspapers, Dagens Nyheter. Her work covers many fields of expertise including development and sustainability, international politics and human rights.

Clients:

Inter Press Service
Al Jazeera
Swedwatch
Dagens Nyheter
Tidningen Vi
Metro
Kupé
Göteborgs-Posten
Hem & Hyra
Journalisten
Amnesty Press
Affärsvärlden
Omvärlden
Byggnadsarbetaren
Tidningen Land
Sydöstran
Union to Union
FN-förbundet
Fair Action
Diakonia
Södra sidan

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Skills

  • Labour law
  • Human rights
  • Sustainability
  • Global development
  • International politics
  • Online journalism
  • Journalism
  • Communication
  • Research
  • Layout
  • Translations
  • Editing
  • Writing