Dorian Geiger

Dorian Geiger

Multimedia Journalist

Dorian is a journalist & producer at Al Jazeera English. The New York Times, Politico, TIME, VICE, Fortune, Narratively & Teen Vogue have featured his work. Get in touch: dorian.geiger@gmail.com

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Al Jazeera

How Chlorine Gas Became a Weapon in Syria's Civil War

Syria's chlorine problem: The human toll of chlorine attacks in six years of civil war.

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Al Jazeera

Asylum Seekers Pay Price for Sheltering Edward Snowden

It was nearly midnight when Vanessa Mae Rodel, a Filipino asylum seeker living in Hong Kong, heard a knock at the door of her tiny apartment. She wasn't expecting any visitors, but opened the door to see her immigration attorney, accompanied by a stranger. Little did Rodel know then but the visitor was Edward Snowden, fresh on the run from the US government.

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Al Jazeera

The Dawn of Cyber Politicians

Could holograms, as used by France's Jean-Luc Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and India's Narendra Modi be the future of political rallies?

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Al Jazeera

The Lonely Pyramids of Giza: Egyptian Tourism's Decline and Fall

Dozens of wrinkled Egyptian men sip tea, draw smoke from water pipes and boisterously chat in Arabic. They lounge at a bustling alleyway cafe, sandwiched between the labyrinths of crumbling apartment buildings in the heart of Cairo, adjacent to Tahrir Square.

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Al Jazeera

Spy Merchants: Spying on Dissent Through Illegal Means

Abbas Hakimzadeh's jail cell was bleak. High walls, one sink and a window. Just enough light crept in to distinguish between morning and night. This was solitary confinement in Iran in 2009. The government was in the thick of the largest crackdown on political dissent since the 1979 revolution, jailing scores of protesters, intellectuals, and journalists.

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Al Jazeera

Refugees Cross to Canada to Escape Donald Trump

For five hours, Farhan Ahmed and Mohamed Mualim trekked through the barren and frigid snow-swept fields dividing North Dakota from the Canadian prairies. The snow was knee-deep and it was nearly -20 degrees Celsius. Then, out of the darkness, a highway appeared. They had arrived in Canada.

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Al Jazeera

Yemen: Art, love, bombs and bans

They call him the Banksy of Yemen. But Murad Subay, a 29-year-old street artist based in the capital Sanaa, shrugs off such comparisons.

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Al Jazeera

The Lives Interrupted by Donald Trump's Immigration Ban

Ali, a 33-year-old Iranian-American engineer and tech start-up consultant living in Los Angeles, has no idea when he might see his mother again.

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Al Jazeera

Americans Dream of Canada After Trump

Lola Al-Uqdah is one of hundreds, if not thousands of Americans who, during the election, contemplated moving to Canada if Trump won. But unlike the vast majority of liberal anti-Trumpers who flip-flopped on Canada once the billionaire real estate mogul pulled off a stunning victory, Al-Uqdah was serious.

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theepochtimes.com

Imprisoned With ISIS: An American Journalist's Experience in Post-Coup Turkey

For more than two months, American journalist Lindsey Snell shared a cramped Turkish jail cell with a young ISIS recruit and two other women who were the wives of al-Qaeda fighters.

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VICE

The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black

Jaruporn Osathanont, a clothing store owner at Platinum Fashion Mall in Bangkok, was preparing her lunch in her shop—rice and spicy pork rib soup—when two Thai women strolled in. They came to purchase the hottest fashion item in Bangkok: a plain black T-shirt.

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Al Jazeera

Protecting The Vote In Philadelphia: How A Mass Transit Strike Nearly Threatened The Outcome Of An Election

Diron Tucker, a 30-year-old security guard living in northwest Philadelphia, has been waking up at 4am lately. Not because he cannot sleep - but because his and his family's daily commute had been transformed into a nightmare.

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TIME

The Nazi Roots of the Modern Olympic Torch Relay

Fire has always been part of the Olympics. During ancient Games, which date back to 776 B.C., the Greeks lit flames outside temples and sanctuaries in Olympia to honor the gods. The origins of the modern torch relay, however, trace back to Nazi Germany.

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Thailand's Black Clothing Craze

Thais are running out of black clothing as they mourn for their late King.

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The Chronicle Herald

The Slow Burn Beneath: The Hellish History of a Pennsylvania Ghost Town

I wander through a maze of crumbling streets overgrown by forest and populated by disturbing graffiti. There are depictions of Satan, neon swastikas, a rainbow of Trump 2016 endorsements and, perhaps creepiest of all, a yellow-haired doll, whose demonic smirk would give even Stephen King goose bumps.