Senior Research Associate
Firdevs Robinson has over 25 years of experience in journalism and broadcasting, covering international affairs. First as a print journalist in Turkey and Pakistan, then as a BBC producer, documentary maker and editor based in London, she has reported and commented on most of the main events worldwide for the last two and a half decades. Until recently, she was editing the BBC World Service's Central Asia & Caucasus Service, responsible for Azeri, Uzbek, Uzbek for Afghanistan and Kyrgyz language services. At present, Firdevs is on a year's sabbatical from day-to-day journalism, based in Mexico and London. She continue to write and comment on Turkey, the Middle East and freedom of media issues.
Firdevs has a blog Firdevs Talk Turkey that provides regular commentary on issues in Turkey.
- FPC Briefing: Turkey's Year-Long Election Cycle
- Turkey- No laughing Matter
- FPC Briefing: Turkey's Juggling Act
- Turkey's Syria Conundrum
- FPC Briefing: Cyprus: One step forward, two steps back
- Turkey at the London Conference on Somalia
- FPC Briefing: Turkey – Role Model or Regional Bully?
- Turkey - The Kurdish problem and declining press freedom