Tessa Fox

Tessa Fox is a freelance journalist, photographer and filmmaker focusing on war & conflict, indigenous affairs and the environment. She has worked for The Guardian, BBC, Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle, Al-Monitor, The Independent, Australian Associated Press, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, SBS World News, VICE and Crikey among others. Fox was also a finalist for the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma Asia Pacific Prize and, as a correspondent, has reported from Turkey, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Russia, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Australia.

A Yazidi man stands by a field of green on a sunny day.

Yazidi farmers return home to cultivate farmland after years in exile

Conflict & Justice

Some Yazidi families are returning to their regional homeland to revitalize their fields after five years of displacement and exile when ISIS destroyed their homes and farms.