Lisa Bjurwald is a Swedish journalist and author based in Stockholm.

She specialises in international current affairs, political extremism, right-wing populism, terrorism, press freedom and women's issues. Bjurwald has written for several leading Swedish dailies in the past and continues to write for a range of newspapers and magazines. She has a column in Ny Tid, Norway's international news magazine and has published investigative books on the far right in Europe and online. In 2010 Bjurwald was awarded the European Parliament Prize for Journalism (press category).

Basic information

Name
Lisa Bjurwald
Expertise
international current affairs, political extremism, right-wing populism, terrorism, press freedom, women's issues
Country
Sweden
City
Stockholm

Supported projects

Human Trafficking, the Modern-Day Slave Trade

  • Europe
  • Human Rights
  • Trafficking

STOCKHOLM - They offer us a moment of pampering; a manicure, pedicure or perhaps a well-needed massage. They make sure Friday nights are free from cooking thanks to a myriad of cheap Asian take-aways. They even provide sexual relief for tens of thousands of European husbands – yet we’re constantly shocked to learn of their existence. Human trafficking victims are everywhere.