Assed Baig

Assed Baig is a print and broadcast journalist based in London. He has reported from around the world, including Somalia, Libya, Myanmar and Pakistan. He is currently working as a freelancer and directing documentaries. He has previously worked for the BBC in the Midlands as a reporter and is well acquainted with stories relating to the Muslim community. Assed has lived and studied in Syria and Mauritania. He contributes to the New Statesman, Vice, Huffington Post as well as other outlets.

He specialises in international current affairs as well as UK domestic politics. His expertise lies in the relationship between the West and Islam, radicalisation and conflict. His recent exclusive uncovered Burmese military rape camps.